The Cemre sweater is clearly our winter bestseller. Due to its length, it can also be worn as a knitted dress . The lush collar and the seam pockets in the front dividing seams complement this cozy and casual winter piece.

Length in the middle back = 89 – 97cm

→ To the pattern “Cemre”

In these instructions, Cemre was sewn from sweater fabric and fleece for the collar.

Required material:

We recommend a stronger, thicker jersey or wool , supplemented with a coarse rib knit for the collar and sleeves, or, as in our version, just for the collar.

Sizes 34-42 Outer fabric with sleeves 1.80 m 140cm wide
Sizes 44-50 Outer fabric with sleeves 2.00 m 140cm wide
Sizes 34-42 Outer material without sleeves 1.80 m 140cm wide
Sizes 44-50 Outer material without sleeves 2.00 m 140cm wide
Sizes 34-50 Knit only collars 0.60 m 140cm wide
Sizes 34-50 Knit collar and sleeves 1.10 m 140cm wide


Cut the pattern pieces from your outer fabrics. Lay the fabric right side up. Place the selvages parallel to the center so that you can place the front, back, yoke and collar in the fold. The pattern pieces should all lie face up. Always align the thread arrow in the same direction on all pieces and parallel to the selvedge of the fabric. Transfer all the clips from the pattern through a 3mm long incision with scissors or chalk and mark the ends of the darts. Clip the seam allowance in the fabric fold because this is always a center. Markings define positions of dart ends, pocket positions, and much more. Transfer these either with chalk or pins.

What you need from fabric:

Fabric 1:

  • 1x front part in the break
  • 2x front part side
  • 2x yoke front part
  • 4x pocket bags
  • 2x back part
  • 1x yoke back part in the break
  • 2x sleeves (also possible in fabric 2)

Fabric 2:

  • 1x collar in the break

also with form band:

  • Neck hole front part
  • Neck hole yoke back part

Sewing instructions:

To sew this sweater you will need a sewing machine and an overlock sewing machine, or alternatively the zigzag stitch on your sewing machine to neaten the cut edges.

In addition to the description, the colorful lines in the pictures show you where a seam needs to be sewn or something needs to be glued.
When sewing, pay attention to the seam allowance included in the pattern. Seam allowances that are not specifically marked are 1cm wide!
Have fun sewing!

We start by sewing the bust darts. After transferring the pattern exactly and paying close attention to the marking, a simple, straight dart is closed and sewn on the left side of the fabric, clip by clip, tapering nicely from the widest point to the tip (so that the dart doesn't bag ) . Draw a line with tailor's chalk beforehand so that you don't sew too much or too little and the side seam is nice and straight. So that you don't have to lock at the tip, you can sew the last centimeter with a very small stitch. Iron the dart contents upwards. You can then neaten the cut edges of the dividing seam individually in the front part and in the side part. Also neaten the seam allowance on the opening edge of the pocket bags (4x). Work here in opposite directions to the opposite side of your body.

Now let's move on to the pockets in the front dividing seam. The pocket bags are sewn together to the front part and side part edge to edge with 1cm seam allowance. Make sure that the right side of the fabric is on the right side of the fabric so that the correct side of the fabric can be seen in the pocket bag. Iron the seam allowances apart.

Now you can close the dividing seam from the top up to the markings and close the pocket bag at the same time. Pay attention to the ironed seam allowance.

The entire seam allowance is now ironed towards the center front so that the entry into the bag works smoothly.

Sew the entire front piece, right sides together, to the front yoke, neatening the seam allowances and pressing them up.

Now you can work on the two back parts: the center backs are neatened individually and then sewn together, right sides together. Iron the seam allowances apart.

Bring the prepared back piece together with the back piece yoke, neaten the seam allowances and press them down.

The front part and back part become one: to do this, sew the shoulder seams together, right sides together, neaten the seam allowances together and iron them to the back. Do the same with the side seams.

Then sew the underarm seam together and neaten the seam allowances together. Press the seam allowance backwards.

Now sew the sleeve, right sides together, into the body. Pay attention to the clips and use the V-clips to orientate yourself on which side which sleeve belongs to. Finish the sleeve seam allowances together.

Finish the hems of the body and sleeves, fold them over at the clip and stitch them down.

The center back of the collar is sewn together, right sides together, the seam allowances are ironed apart and the collar is placed in the fold at the clips, left sides together.

The prepared collar is now sewn, right sides together, to the neck hole in the torso. Make sure that the collar seam is in the middle back of the sweater. Finish the seam allowances together.

Your CEMRE is ready!

If you don't know what to do next or if you have any questions, please contact us by email at info@schnittmuster-berlin.de. We will respond to you as quickly as possible.

Have a lot of fun with your new designer piece!

Warmest regards, Dagmar and Ellen.

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