Modification Monday: Peplum Sweater


peplum sweater

Original Pattern: Water’s Edge Cardigan

Knitter Extraordinaire:  B (Ravelry ID

Mods: Changed the original 3/4 sleeved cropped cardigan to a long sleeved pullover, with a longer body with waist decreases, scoop neck, and lighter gauge. Project page can be found here

What Makes This Awesome:  The revamped proportions of B’s peplum sweater are so chic and spot on- the longer length of the sleeves and body work really well, and the scoop neck seems like the perfect neckline with a peplum hem- the round shape echoes the round flounce of the peplum. The result is a drop-dead gorgeous sweater- very wearable, very flattering and oh-so-chic. I am normally not into peplums, but I would wear this sweater any day of the week, no question. It’s beautiful!

peplum 2


  1. miss agnes   •  

    I agree with you, this sweater is wonderful, a real classic that is sure to become a staple in B’s wardrobe. Very inspiring!

  2. Wanda   •  

    Wow! Great modification – it’s cute and classic at the same time. I love the color yarn she chose too – I would wear this all the time!

  3. Vanessa   •  

    This alteration to the original cardigan is just fabulous and I much prefer the sweater version the peplum works beautifully! I may have to make myself one if these! Gorgeous x

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