Scuba Batwing Top

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Scuba! I got this awesome thick scuba knit in the garment district when I was in New York a few weeks ago.  I bought it in two colors, and my initial plan was to make a colorblocked sheath dress out of it, but I knew that if I didn’t also make something with some body I would be wasting that scuba!

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Blair Batwing Shirt

I finished up this sweater last week and I’m in love with it. Took about 2 hours to whip it up from start to finish- super easy.

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I’m also in love with this fabric. I had no idea what i was going to make with it when i bought it, and I still have a ton left over so you’ll be seeing more of it soon. I’m thinking Charlotte skirt.
I was a little afraid I would get some kind of mariachi affect from the sleeves. So I intentionally positioned the stripes the other way, but in retrospect I think it would have looked fine either way. The shape of the sleeves is great- I love the way they taper at the cuff.

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Can’t wait to make more from Named!