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Free sewing pattern for the sweater “Luna” (December only)

The last free pattern from our magazine “inspiration” in 2022 is the sweater “Luna”, which has an athletic and noble look thanks to the metallic inserts. Just imagine how many styles you can create by combining different colors, patterns and metallics! The possibilities are endless. You can download the pattern and instructions for free until December 31, 2022 in the paragraph “Download the free sewing pattern for the sweater “Luna” (December only)”. As always, you’ll have to be quick because each pattern is only available for free download in the month stated.

Which pattern of 2022 did you like the most? Share photos of your projects in the comment section below, we would love to see your work. We also have good news: The monthly free pattern will continue in 2023!

A smiling young woman with a one sided ponytail and fringe stands with her rigth foot on a skateboard ramp. She carries a skateboard in her right hand, which also lies on her leg. She wears black and white sneakers, grey yoga pants and the sweater "Luna" with white, black and silver fabric. The background shows parts of a skateboard park with grafitti on the walls.


Sewing the sweater “Luna”

The short sweater features a pocket and the hem is gathered with a cord. The sweater is sewn on an overlocker, using a 4-thread overlock or a 3-thread super-stretch stitch. We used the “SabaFLEX” elastic thread from Mettler for additional flexibility of the seams. 

Close up of the top part of the "Luna" sweater. It shows the white shoulders, the metallic silver pocket, black torso the black-silver-white sleeve.

After closing the shoulder seams and sewing the cuff along the neckline, the sleeve and side seams are closed in one go. This is a lot easier then inserting an already closed sleeve into a round armhole with the overlock, especially if your overlocker does not feature a free-arm.

Close up of this month's free pattern (December). The hem of the sweater "Luna" is gathered with a black cord with silver tips.

The sweater “Luna” is best hemmed with the coverstitch (overlocker or cover/chainstitch machine). Alternatively you can use a twin needle with your sewing machine. Tip: Use elastic sewing thread for hemming and topstitching the cuffs, so that the thread does not break when tightened. A narrow zigzag stitch would also be an option.

A woman in a skatepark carries a used looking skateboard in her right hand. Her left hand ist on her waist. She wears the free pattern of december, the sweater Luna with white, black and silver fabrics and grey yoga pants.

Take a look at the magazine…

The pattern and sewing instructions for the sweater “Luna” appeared in the inspiration Magazine 1/2021.
This issue of Inspiration surprises you with all-rounders, such as parka or T-shirts, as well as with genuine trend pieces that can be combined in a variety of ways. Basics such as skirts, a shirt blouse dress or a biker jacket are certainly not missing. They complement the wardrobe perfectly. Depending on the material used, many things are sewn quickly, other things require more skill or experience. So, there is definitely something suitable for everyone.

Issue 1/2021 is available as a single issue in the inspiration online shop at the following link:

You can buy the patterns and magazine online or have them conveniently delivered to your home. 

Download the free sewing pattern for the sweater “Luna” (December 2022 only)

You can download the free sewing pattern for the sweater “Luna” at the following link:

The link takes you to the BERNINA website. The pattern is available for free download during the month of December once you register for the BERNINA inspiration newsletter. 

Technical drawing of the sweater "Luna"

Unzip the zip file containing the pattern

In case you download the zip file instead of the pdf’s, this is what you will find in the extracted folder:

  • Sewing instructions with information on materials, cutting out and sewing
  • A pattern in A4 format. You can print this out on your regular printer at home and stick the sheets together. Make sure you print out the pattern using the “original size” setting. Check the test square to make sure the pattern has been printed out in the correct size.

Please note that clicking the download button will automatically download the zip file to your computer. You will have to unzip it to access the PDF pattern. In Windows, you do this by right clicking on the file and clicking on the menu item “Extract all”. On a Mac, you can unzip zip files by double clicking the left mouse button.

Downloaded files are generally automatically put into the downloads folder, but this depends on the operating system, the device used and your local settings. If you download the file on your smartphone and cannot find the file or cannot unzip it, please try using a desktop computer.

Do you want to sew the sweater “Luna”, but missed the download?

Would you like to sew the sweater “Luna”, but December 2022 is already over? No problem! You can order the pattern from the shop, download and print it or have it delivered to your home. Simply click on the following link:

We wish you lots of fun with your sewing, happy holidays and a wonderful New Year!

Best wishes,

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