January 13, 2021

I am so excited to be sharing our most recent pattern with you – the Marlo Sweater.

The Marlo sewing pattern is an oversized sweater with a dropped shoulder, deep V-neck, wide bands and large buttons (think your favorite grandpa sweater).

View A is cropped length, hitting around the waist.

View B on the other hand ends around mid thigh and has patch pockets.

The Marlo is currently offered as PDF only. It comes in two size ranges – sizes 0 – 18 and a C cup and 14 – 30 and a D cup. You can access both size ranges from my site here.

We will talk more about fabric in later posts, but for now just know that this pattern works best in medium weight fabrics such as sweater knit, french terry, sweatshirting, polar fleece, rib knit and boucle. The main sweater can be sewn up in a stretch or nonstretch fabric, but the bands require at least 20% stretch. You can use the same fabric for both or use a contrasting fabric for the bands.

There will be a full sewalong coming for the Marlo in a couple of weeks. You can purchase the Marlo pattern here at 20% off (no code needed) through Tuesday.

We are also offering a very limited amount of fabric yardage and notions kits for the Marlo release. If you buy the pattern, fabric and kit you can get an EXTRA 10% off with the code MARLOLOVE at checkout.

You can find out more about the fabric and kits by checking out the details in our shop here.

We hope you love the Marlo as much as we do! Please sewalong with us as we make the Marlo Sweater from Jan. 25th – Jan. 29th.

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    […] These buttons have such a beautiful shape and a real sense of texture. Terrazzo has become increasingly popular and these buttons have the same effect. Larger and more of a statement these buttons would be perfect with the new pattern by True Bias, the Marlo Sweater. […]

  • Reply Sandra Dyck February 7, 2021 at 11:54 AM

    Are you doing another sewalong session on the Mario sweater. I didn’t see this pattern till this week.

  • Reply Ruth Bessant April 17, 2021 at 2:26 AM

    Hi I’ve just made two Marlo sweaters for my daughters – love the shape and style. However, my machine really struggles with making the buttonholes on the double thickness jersey knits. I have used a foundation paper piecing paper behind just to get it under the foot and hand stitch at the end when something doesn’t work! Any hints or tips?

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