Elliot Sweater and Tee Inspiration

Elliot Sweater and Tee Inspiration

Posted by Helen | October 9, 2018 | Elliot Sweater and Tee

Thank you to the amazing response to the Elliot Sweater and Tee! I am glad you are as excited about this new pattern as I am. The Elliot is on sale this week for 20% off, no coupon code required.

 

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Image links (clockwise from top left):  onetwothreefourfive 

I would love to share some of the thought process behind Elliot and take a closer look at each view. These inspiration pictures were gathered via Pinterest, and I did my best to link to each one under the images.

The design for the Elliot began as a quest to draft a wide turtleneck that would feel cozy while still giving me room to breathe. I love the look of a turtleneck, but can find them to be restrictive. I am drawn to the chunkier necklines of knitted sweaters and I wanted to replicate that with Elliot.

View A combines that cozy turtleneck with a longer length and a side slit that gives this pattern a modern edge. The 3/4 length sleeves add elegance and the high-low hem offers visual interest. Pair this view over leggings or denim and style it with boots for a perfect fall look.

Elliot Sweater and Tee Inspiration
Image links:  onetwothreefourfivesix

View B of Elliot was a clear alternative to the super high neck and long length of view A, and these two designs can be easily mixed and matched. View B has a shorter neck and a cropped length, making it a chic fall and winter top for pairing with high-waisted culottes and skirts. I love that I can swap my boxy tanks for this warmer alternative and keep on rocking those cropped pants!


Image links:  onetwothreefourfivesix

View C of Elliot is a wardrobe staple. It is so nice to have patterns that you can reach for again and again to make basics for your closet. This raglan sleeve tee has a relaxed fit and a casual vibe. Roll the sleeves up on the arm or try colour blocking for a baseball-tee look. Pair with any bottoms and you’ve got an awesome outfit for the weekend. There will be many more Elliot Tees in my future!


Image links:  onetwothreefourfivesix

I hope you enjoyed hearing and seeing the inspiration behind Elliot. Patterns always evolve over ideation, development, and testing. I love that this pattern has options that work for any season and that it is a timeless design for your collection.  If you have any questions about the Elliot Sweater and Tee, don’t hesitate to ask!

 

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