Ada Knit Top Sewing Pattern By Style Arc - Interesting boxy knit top with side pockets

Ada Knit Top

5 out of 5 based on 3 customer ratings
(3 customer reviews)

AUD $15.00

Interesting boxy knit top with side pockets

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Product Description

Fabulous top with interesting design lines. Clever square arm hole and side panel with inserted pocket.

Fabric Suggestion

Any knit fabric, single knit jersey preferable.

Pattern Format

Single-Size Hard Copy
Single-size hard copy sewing pattern, mailed to your delivery address.

More Pattern Formats

Single-Size PDF Download
Single-size PDF sewing pattern download, sent to your email address in multi-sheet/tiled format for printing at home on A4 or US letter size paper AND single-sheet/wide format for printing at a copy shop. You get the size you order, PLUS the two closest sizes. Please note that the wide format files are set up for printing on 36" wide (or wider) paper rolls, not A0 paper sheets.

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3 reviews for Ada Knit Top

  1. 5 out of 5

    Format Reviewed: Single-Size PDF Download

    (verified owner):

    I LOVE this pattern. I have made it three times now. Once in a rayon jersey and the other two in a bamboo blend. All tops turned out great. I love the design and I hoped the pockets would not add to the hips and they didn’t. Maybe because they drape and don’t stick out? Either way, this pattern is a winner and I’m so glad I picked it up.

  2. 5 out of 5

    Format Reviewed: Single-Size PDF Download

    (verified owner):

    This is my first SA pattern that I tried and I really loved the result. I made a muslin first and made two adjustments. I raised the neckline by 1″ to make it more flattering on me and I added about 1 1/2 ” overall to the length.
    Directions are fairly good (albeit a bit sparse) and I got very confused by the sleeve instructions…but one email to SA and they answered my questions…and voila! Fits great and will make more.

  3. 5 out of 5

    Format Reviewed: Single-Size PDF Download

    (verified owner):

    This is only my second time using a pdf pattern and I am really enjoy the whole process of printing and matching together and then transferring onto Swedish tracing paper.

    I loved this design as soon as I saw it. I added 2 inches to the length, lowering the pockets in the process and it is perfect. I used a ribbed jersey. It is a very comfortable design to wear

    It’s a very straight forward pattern to use. I just love it! I’ve now made it three times now.

    I am also now wondering if can lengthen the sleeves (tapering them in and the wrist) to make an autumn/winter top.

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Pattern Measurements Taken From A Size 10

  • Bust = 104 cm or 41”
  • Hip = 112 cm or 44 1/8”
  • Extended shoulder breadth = 42 cm or 16 1/2”
  • Sleeve Length = 24 cm or 9 1/2”
  • Sleeve Opening = 34cm or 13.5”
  • Centre back length = 66 cm or 26”

main Fabric

Fabric WidthSizes 4 -18Sizes 20 - 30
148 cm / 58 in130 cm / 1.4 yards150 cm / 1.6 yards

Sizing Help


Size Chart - CM

Size A. Shoulder Breadth (cm) B. Upper Arm Girth (cm) C. Bust (cm) D. Waist (cm) E. Hip (cm)
4 34.4 26.4 77 60 83
6 35.6 27.6 82 65 88
8 36.8 28.8 87 70 93
10 38 30 92 75 98
12 39.2 31.2 97 80 103
14 40.4 32.4 102 85 108
16 41.6 33.6 107 90 113
18 42.8 34.8 112 95 118
20 44 36 118 100 124
22 45.2 37.2 124 106 130
24 46.4 38.4 130 112 136
26 47.6 39.6 136 118 142
28 48.8 40.8 142 124 148
30 50 42 148 130 154

Size Chart - Inches

Size A. Shoulder Breadth (inches) B. Upper Arm Girth (inches) C. Bust (inches) D. Waist (inches) E. Hip (inches)
4 13.5 10.5 30.3 23.5 32.6
6 14 10.9 32.3 25.5 34.6
8 14.5 11.3 34.3 27.5 36.6
10 15 11.8 36.2 29.5 38.6
12 15.4 12.3 38.2 31.5 40.6
14 15.9 12.8 40.2 33.5 42.5
16 16.4 13.2 42.1 35.5 44.5
18 16.9 13.7 44.1 37.5 46.5
20 17.3 14.2 46.5 39.5 48.8
22 17.8 14.6 48.8 42 51.2
24 18.3 15.1 51.2 44.5 53.5
26 18 3/4 15 5/8 53 1/2 46.5 56
28 19 1/4 16 1/8 56 48.5 58 1/4
30 19 3/4 16 5/8 58 1/4 50.5 61

Size Conversion Table

ALPHA SIZING AUSTRALIA UK US FRANCE ITALY JAPAN
XXS 6 6 2 34 38 5
XS 8 8 4 36 40 7
S 10 10 6 38 42 9
M 12 12 8 40 44 11
L 14 14 10 42 46 13
XL 16 16 12 44 48 15
XXL 18 18 14 46 50 17

How Do I Know What Size I Am?

Choosing your pattern size is the most important step and we will help you determine this with these easy to follow steps.

  1. When taking your measurements ensure that you take them against your skin and not over clothing. One can wear a comfortable bra and knickers whilst measuring, as this will provide you with the most accurate measurements.
  2. Tape measure has to sit firmly around the points you are measuring. But be careful not to pull it too tight, as this will give you the incorrect size.
  3. When measuring circumferences (B, C, D, E) it is important to note that the tape measure must remain parallel to the floor. It is sometimes best to take the measurements in front of a mirror; this will help you see the angle of the tape measure.
  4. You will only require the basic body measurements to determine your pattern size which is indicated on our mannequin below:
A. Shoulder Breadth

Place the tape at the edge of the shoulder. Measure along the top of the shoulder blade/across the highest point of the shoulders to the other edge, following the natural slope and allow an extra finger for ease of any movement.

B. Upper Arm Girth

This point is taken as a circumference at your widest point of your upper arm.

C. Bust

This point is taken as a circumference parallel to the floor at the fullest part of your chest.

D. Waist

This point is taken as a circumference and taken at the smallest part of your waist.

E. Hip

This point is taken as a circumference parallel to the floor at the widest part of your hips.


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