P4P Sweater Weather | Lisa Frank Style

Jan 25, 2021

I am a 90’s girl, through and through.  So when I saw this rainbow colored, leopard print, sweater knit….my heart stopped.  I was basically taken straight back to the days of Lisa Frank stickers and notebook.  Talk about a nostalgic trip down memory lane in my new Sweater Weather top!

The newest release from P4P is all about keep comfy during the colder months.  There are three sleeve types (belled, gathered and traditional), three lengths (tunic, shirt and cropped) and three necklines (turtleneck, crew, and off-the-shoulder).  Each option is designed with a split, high-low hem and an incredibly generous silhouette.

The pattern was drafted with sweater knits in mind, but it’s great for other fabric bases like double brushed poly, french terry blends (the ones with a spandex content are best), waffle knits, ribbed knits, etc.

This time around, I used an alpaca sweater knit (in a poly/rayon/spandex blend) that is suuuuuper soft and delightful to work with.  I made zero adjustments to the pattern itself.  It’s completely as-is, one size, no grading or length adjustments needed.

This version of the Sweater Weather pattern is:

  • Crop Length
  • Crew Neckline
  • Belled Sleeves

The belled sleeves are so fun on this top.  I don’t find myself in long sleeves very often (I either push them up or just go ahead and make myself a 3/4 length) but when I do have long sleeves I want them to be a little on the funky side.  This belled sleeves is oversized, flowy, and just adds this cozy element to this top.  I’m in love.

Does this fabric bring you back to the 90’s like it does me?  What would you have made with it?


Patterns: Sweater Weather by Patterns for Pirates

Fabric: Alpaca Sweater Knit from Sly Fox Fabrics

Disclosure: As always, you’ll find some affiliate links scattered within my post, which means I receive a small amount of compensation if you end up purchasing something I’ve recommended.  Keep in mind that I link these companies and their products because of their quality and not because of the commission I receive from your purchases. The decision is yours, and whether or not you decide to buy something is completely up to you.  Purchasing from my links does not alter the pricing in any way for you, it simply helps feed my sewing, creating and blogging habits.  Thank you for your support!

0 Comments

Submit a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Welcome to Wild+Wanderful!  I’m Katy.
Momma. Wife. West Virginian.
Designer. 
Dreamer. Coffee Consumer.
DIY-er. 
Craft Beer Enthusiast.
Purple Obsessor. Lover of Handmade.

MILDLY WILD. MOSTLY WANDERFUL.

LATEST FREEBIES

The Voyager Skirt :: Star Wars Style | A New FREEBIE Circle Skirt Pattern, by Wild + Wanderful!

Did you hear the news that I announced yesterday??  I released two new sewing patterns -- and they're both free!!  I'm still riding a little bit of a high from the fun of putting something that I designed in my own space.  I know that a circle skirt isn't anything...

The Voyager Skirt | A New FREEBIE Circle Skirt Pattern, by Wild + Wanderful!

So I did a thing.  And that thing was do a bunch of math and take the guess work and math out of circle skirts for you -- by releasing a FREE pattern: The Voyager Skirt!! Well....I released two patterns, because...

Granny Square Heart Drink Sweater | Free Crochet Pattern + Video Tutorial!

Whenever I'm in the mood to crochet something but want it to be a short and sweet project, I immediately start crocheting these granny square hearts.  I'm mildly obsessed with them..you have no idea how many heart squares I have in my "WIP" pile.  Whoops. I shared...

How to Open Digital Cut Files in Silhouette Studio (PLUS 4 Free Schitts Creek Downloads)

Happy New Year, ya Wild Bunch!  I thought I'd kick off 2021 with a little video tutorial AND a four-pack of free digital cut file downloads.  Not a bad way to party into the new year, am I right? I'm a huge fan of creating digital cut files for you, but...

It’s My Turn to Take an Elfish :: FREE Schitt’s Creek / David Rose Inspired Silhouette + Cricut Cut Files!

Happy mid-December, Wanderful friends!  I totally had intentions of sharing this weeks ago, but I've been hit with the holiday to-do list and it got delayed a bit.  Without further ado, let me hook you up with my newest free digital cut file.  I think...

Sublimation Printing 101 | Sublimating Coasters

I'm thrilled to be bringing you my first "shared" project for dye sublimation printing on the blog today!  I saw these coasters at JoAnn Fabrics the other day and immediately was overcome by my impulse purchasing ways. Cricut has been pushing their "Infusible...

RECENT POSTS

Aaronica Crossback Dress & Romper by Made for Mermaids

So....my friend Catherine put out a tester call for a dress that I NEEDED to make, despite not having time for it / planning a Disney vacation for the first time in my life / being my typical creative-brained self who is terrible at planning.  I'd purchased fabric...

Fabric for Pirates :: May 2021 Reveal

it's May 15th, which means it's Fabric for Pirates reveal day!!  WOOOO!!  Welcome back to another month of sharing what we sent out to the subscribers over at Patterns for Pirates. This month's fabric is a "Judy pick" if I've ever seen one.  She's one of those people...

You Bet Giraffe I Made a Dress | Minerva Makers

Have you ever wondered what the most "you" fabric would be, if you had the choice?  Like....what the colorway, print, etc would involve? This might not be the most perfect, but this is 100% a "me" fabric.  Purple AND animal prints?  Hello! I am a "brand ambassador"...