Sunday, November 01, 2015

Adding side slits to too tight sweaters

I love this really warm and soft thrifted merino wool sweater. I refashioned the neckline last year so that it doesn't choke my neck anymore:


But I still find the bottom ribbed band too tight. It 'showed off' my bulging lower abdomen a bit too much for my liking. So I decided to go 'on trend' and created side slits for this sweater. I carefully ribbed out the yarn that sewn the side seams together all the way up the ribbed band. I think it looks a little better and I don't have to constantly pull the sweater down because the ribbed band was creeping up my waist:


It took less than 30 minutes to do. Another easy peasy refashion!

Checkout my other creations and refashions at my blog.

3 comments:

therefashstash said...

So simple bur so cute! Looks cozy too!

cfortin said...

Great idea. Thanks for sharing.

Cindy - EOD
Upcycled Design Lab

Catherine1216 said...

Thank you for showing this. I have a few sweaters that I need to do this to.

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