I’m working on two cream polar fleece Toaster Sweaters today. I’d made one for Daughter No2 last year, in the Autumn and she loved it – until I put it in the wash with a whole lot of dark things. Not cream anymore! Still wearable, but dull and dingy. So I promised I would make it right, naturally. In the meantime, Daughter No1 announced she’d rather like one in that colour please, not the dingy one, a nice cream one.
Ever obliging, 3m of polar fleece was duly purchased from Closs & Hamblin, washed and ready to go. I cut the straight Medium for Daughter No2 and the Small (across the body and in length and width of sleeves) for Daughter No1. She likes a looser fit across the top half, so I cut the medium in the raglan and neck area. Make sense?
The fleece is lovely, they say it’s anti-pill... [read more]