Rowan Tree Turtleneck Top pdf sewing pattern – Slim fit £6.50

Rowan Tree Turtleneck PDF TOP PATTERN-
Close fit version

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This is a digital download pdf pattern for a children’s Turtleneck top. Age range 12mths-14yrs. 

The Rowan tree turtle neck has been designed as smart casual t-shirt style top. It can be worn plain or you can make use of the clever sleeve blocking options to maximise fabric scraps and remnants. 

The faux under-top band and sleeves allow the maker to create the illusion of an all in one layered t-shirt top. With long and short sleeve options and a turtleneck, this is the idea pattern for cool and cold weather.

It contains a full photo tutorial, a lookbook for inspiration and 2 pdf printing file options with layer features – A0 and A4/US letter sizes. The A0 option is also projector firendly.

Suitable for a confident beginner and those with more experience.
It comes with a cottage licence.

Part of the Foragers range. Simple and classic everyday wear for children. 

This is the close fit version. Please read blog post here on the differences between the versions.


IMPORTANT – This is the close fit version. There are 2 other listing bundles – one for basic fit  and one for both fits.

Make sure you buy the correct fit as there are no refunds on digital items.

Fit information
This is the close fit version and is designed to fit around the arm scye area with wearable ease to the measurement chart.

If the wearer is close to the measurements or prefers a looser fit top, then you may prefer the basic fit top with more ease in the arm scye area. The ease around the body is around 4cm depending on fabric choices.

Materials Information
You will need either a sewing machine with a stretch stitch or an overlocker/serger. 

Top stitching – a walking foot is recommended if using a sewing machine for top stitching and hemming. With lighter knits, a stitch length of 3.5-4 is recommended. With heavier knits, use 4.5-5.
Seam allowance is 3/8”, 1cm throughout (unless mentioned otherwise).

Suitable for 4 way stretch fabrics with at least 50%+ each way. Cotton Lycra or Viscose/modal/bamboo lycra fabric is advised. The turtle neck part must be sewn with the fabric and stretch specified or there will be issues in getting it over the head.
Threads suitable for the stretch fabric of choice.
Clips or pins.

These are examples of the main options that can be used together.

Example A

  • Fold neck
  • Faux hem upper sleeve
  • Hemmed lower sleeve
  • Faux under-top band

Example B

  • Non fold neck
  • Faux cuffed upper sleeve
  • Cuffed lower sleeve
  • Hemmed body

Example C

  • Fold neck
  • Plain sleeves
  • Hemmed body

Example D

  • Fold neck
  • Short cuffed sleeves
  • Hemmed body

Example E

  •  Non fold neck
  • Short hemmed sleeves
  • Faux under-top band
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