Choose between classic long straight sleeves, short sleeves or statement balloon sleeves with cosy cuffs. Wear Pearl with jeans, a denim skirt or over your favourite dress – it’s the perfect cardigan to tie your look together.
Pearl includes Tilly and the Buttons’ award-winning beginner-friendly instructions, with colour photos showing you each step – making it easy for you to create gorgeous clothes you can be proud to say you made yourself.
SKILL LEVEL – Confident beginner
SIZE RANGE – UK 6-24 (US 2-20 / EUR 34-52)
FABRIC SUGGESTIONS – Medium-weight drapey knit fabrics with at least 20% stretch, such as Hacci knit, sweater knit, jacquard knit, stretch velvet, ponte, interlock, lighter weight French terry.
140cm wide fabric
LONG / BALLOON SLEEVE: Sizes 1-5 – 1.9m (2 1/8yd) Sizes 6-10 – 2.1m (2 3/8yd)
SHORT SLEEVE: Sizes 1-5 – 1.8m (2yd) Sizes 6-10 – 1.9m (2 1/8yd)
115cm wide fabric
LONG / BALLOON SLEEVE: Sizes 1-5 – 2.2m (2 1/2yd) Sizes 6-10 – 2.6m (2 7/8yd)
SHORT SLEEVE: Sizes 1-5 – 2m (2 1/4yd)* Sizes 6-10 – 2.4m (2 5/8yd)
- Matching thread
- 1.5m (1 3/4yd) iron-on seam tape or 5mm (1/4in) wide strips of iron-on interfacing
- Sewing machine OR overlocker (serger), plus basic tools, incl ballpoint machine needle (a walking foot can be helpful if you’re using a regular sewing machine)
SIZES (body measurements)
|1 (UK 6 / US 2 / EUR 34)||76cm (30in)||61cm (24in)|
|2 (UK 8 / US 4 / EUR 36)||81cm (32in)||66cm (26in)|
|3 (UK 10 / US 6 / EUR 38)||86.5cm (34in)||71cm (28in)|
|4 (UK 12 / US 8 / EUR 40)||91.5cm (36in)||76cm (30in)|
|5 (UK 14 / US 10 / EUR 42)||96.5cm (38in)||81cm (32in)|
|6 (UK 16 / US 12 / EUR 44)||101.5cm (40in)||86.5cm (34in)|
|7 (UK 18 / US 14 / EUR 46)||106.5cm (42in)||91.5cm (36in)|
|8 (UK 20 / US 16 / EUR 48)||112cm (44in)||96.5cm (38in)|
|9 (UK 22 / US 18 / EUR 50)||117cm (46in)||101.5cm (40in)|
|10 (UK 24 / US 20 / EUR 52)||122cm (48in)||106.5cm (42in)|
If you would prefer to be able to cut your pattern straight out then we also have an A0 pattern printing service. Simply purchase your A0 copy directly from the Tilly & The Buttons website and email it to us for printing via our A0 Print service link
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