|Job type||Test knit|
I have closed the test, but if you would like to beta test the size 4-6 yrs or 8-10 yrs, send me an email at email@example.com. Thank you!!
This is the children's version of the Ethereal Sweater. It is knit top-down and seamless and features a rolled neckline, stranded stripes and a slipped stitch pattern in the two-color yoke, a textured hem, and textured two-color cuffs.
Sizes: 0-6 mo, 6-12 mo, 1-2 yrs, 2-4 yrs, 4-6 yrs, 6-8 yrs, and 8-10 yrs.
Size 0-6 mo shown in photo.
|Advertiser||Knit Equals Joy Designs|
|Sizes required||Sizes: 0-6 mo, 6-12 mo, 1-2 yrs, 2-4 yrs, 4-6 yrs, 6-8 yrs, 8-10 yrs.|
Finished Measurement at Chest: 18.5 (21.75, 22.75, 25.75, 26.25, 30, 31.5) in. [47 (55.2, 57.8, 65.4, 66.7, 76.2, 80) cm].
|Gauge||Stockinette: 28st/38 rnds=4 in; Yoke Section 1: 28 st/55 rnds=4 in; Yoke Section 2: 28 st/51 rnds=4 in; Yoke Section 3: 28 sts/40 rnds=4 in.|
|Charted or written pattern||Both|
Working with two colors, stretchy/flexible cast on, backward loop cast on, working in the round, slipping stitches, m1 and kfb increases, ssk and k2tog decreases, knitting through the back loop.
|Construction type||Knit in the round, top-down and seamless|
|Required or recommended yarn||Fingering weight in 2 colors.|
|Yardage||Main Color (MC): 300 (360, 450, 525, 625, 775, 920) yds [275 (330, 415, 485, 575, 710, 840) m]. Contrasting Color (CC): 125 (160, 200, 225, 235, 245, 250) yds [115 (150, 185, 205, 215, 225, 230) m].|
Needles: Sizes 0-6 mo to 4-6 yrs: US Size 4 [3.5 mm] 16 in. [40 cm] circular needle.
Sizes 6-8 yrs to 10-12 yrs: US Size 4 [3.5 mm] 16 in. and 24 in. [40 and 60 cm] circular needle.
All Sizes: US Size 4 [3.5 mm] DPNs (or needles for your preferred style of small circumference knitting).
US Size 3 [3.25 mm] DPNs if desired for cuffs (or needles for your preferred style of small circumference knitting).
Or use needle size(s) needed to obtain gauge.
Other Materials: 6 stitch markers, including 1 to mark beginning of round; tapestry needle.
|Ownership of the finished item||The finished item is yours to keep.|
|Requirements from the maker||
I am looking for testers who can finish this sweater quickly and who can provide information regarding fit. Any sharing on social media is a plus, but is not required.
|Rewards from the designer||
The designer is offering discounted or free pattern(s) to testers
Upon successful completion, you will receive a code for a free pattern from my website and a code for a free copy of the published version of Little Ethereal.
The designer has created the following milestones, in order to keep track of progress during the test knit. By marking off each milestone as you complete it, you can easily keep the designer up to date with your progress.2020-08-23: Sweater completed
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