One of my *secret* goals this holiday season was to do some sewing for others. Truth be told, other than the random baby gift and a dress for a friend, I haven’t really sewn anything for anyone but me. Number 1 on the list was my husband – he is the best blogger photographer I could ask for and is so supportive of my sewing! For Christmas, I sewed up the Finlayson Sweater from Thread Theory Designs for him. So it was time to put him in front of the camera instead of behind it!

The Pattern

The Finlayson Sweater is a take on a classic hoodie. It features two views – one with a shawl collar and one with a lined hood that crosses over at the front with a kangaroo pocket. It has a cuff hem and a cuff sleeve hem

I thought the options to have a more “dressy” shawl collar sweater and a hoodie in one pattern was a good buy – and if it fit him it was even better!

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