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True Bias - Marlo Sweater

The Marlo pattern is an oversized cardigan sweater with a dropped shoulder, deep V-neck, wide bands, and large buttons. View A is cropped length. View B has patch pockets and hits above midthigh.

Fabric Recommendations

The main sweater can be sewn up in stretch or nonstretch fabric. The bindings require at least 20% stretch. You can use the same fabric for both or use a contrasting fabric for the bindings. Suggested fabrics include medium weight fabrics such as sweater knit, french terry, sweatshirting, polar fleece, rib knit, and boucle.


  • Coordinating thread
  • stretch sewing machine needle
  • 1/2 yd fusible interfacing
  • View A - 3 x 1 1/8” (30mm) buttons
  • View B - 4 x 1 1/8” (30mm) buttons
  • Optional: 1 yd (3/8") clear elastic
Difficulty: Advanced Beginner

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