Monday, October 17, 2016

Funnel Neck Halifax


My sister liked the striped Hey June Halifax Hoodie I made for myself a few months ago, so much so that she actually commented on one of my posts (shock and awe! older sister guilt tripping!)! I knew a comment from her meant it was true love, so I decided to make her one for her birthday.


I went for the same view as mine: view D, the pullover with the funnel neck. At some point I've got to make one of the other views (the one with the angled side seams is calling my name), but for this one, I thought I'd stick with what I knew she liked!


Size-wise, she fell into a medium on top and a large at the hip (#genetics), so I gave the pattern some curve to fit her. 


I didn't have any more of the french terry I used for mine, but was lucky enough to find something very similar here in Bangkok. I got this speckled and striped french terry from L.Gemini, my by-the-kilo knits shop. Good stuff. I cut everything flat for maximum stripe matching goodness.


It fits great and she likes it! She sent me a few snaps of her wearing the Halifax on a lovely fall day. She called them her "senior pictures."  I particularly love this gem she included, her dodging an errant dog poop in the back yard... hahahaha!

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  1. Love it! Not quite as much as I love the one you made yourself, but this one is pretty sweet too. I think I might need this pattern.

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    1. Thanks, Masha! The double-striped french terry I used for mine really was pretty awesome, huh? Kicking myself for not buying more.

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  2. It looks fantastic on her! What a wonderful birthday gift!

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  3. What a great funnel neck for fall! You get some good sister points!

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  4. I love her senior photos with the leaves changing all around her! Ah, fall is lovely in places that actually have fall, right? (We don't really get full autumn colors in my part of the world.) Great hoodie, and yes, the poop dodging is definitely the best! HA!

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    1. The changing leaves made me really jealous (no fall in Bangkok, just haze and massive thunderstorms right now!). Glad you like the poop dodging photo ;-)

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  5. I love this! Both items you made look very cozy and comfortable. I think this is my next pattern purchase!

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    1. Thanks, Patricia! It's super cozy and comfy!

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  6. This looks great, so snuggly, and perfect for fall! I can't believe how much you and your sister look alike. My sister and I look nothing alike, no one ever believes we're sisters. ;)

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    1. Thanks, Heather! Ha ha, we look alike, but this sister actually looks the most like my mom, whereas my brother, older sister and I all look more like my dad!

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