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SW Tank

Description

This tank is a lightweight piece, to be worn alone or can be used for layering.

It is knit bottom-up, in the round, then split at the underarm and knit back and forth.  The straps are a 5-st i-cord and can be adjusted for a custom fit.

There are 13 sizes; every 2" from 28" to 52".

Difficulty Moderate
Due date 2019-02-15
Craft Knitting
Test secrecy Secret
Pattern source (brand and/or designer) Melissa Kemmerer Designs
Spots available 26
Gauge 23 rounds and 30 rows = 4"/10cm; the loose fingering weight gauge improves the drape.
Charted or written pattern Written
Sizes required 28 (30, 32, 34, 36, 38, 40, 42, 44, 46, 48, 50, 52)"
Skills required

knit, purl, slip, k2tog, ssk, i-cord

Finished measurements

Bust: 28 (30.25, 32.25, 34, 36.25, 38.25, 40, 42, 44.25, 46.25, 48, 50, 52.25)"/ 70.5 (75.5, 81, 85, 90.5, 95.5, 100, 105, 110.5, 115.5, 120, 125, 130.5)cm

Hips: 31.25 (33.5, 35.5, 37.25, 39.25, 41.5, 43.25, 45.25, 47.25, 49.5, 51.25, 53.25, 55.25)”/ 78 (83.5, 88.5, 93, 98, 103.5, 108, 113, 118, 123.5, 128, 133, 138.5)cm

Length from underarm to bottom edge: 13.5 (13.5, 13.5, 13.5, 13.5, 14.5, 14.5, 14.5, 14.5, 15.5, 15.5, 15.5, 15.5)”/ 34 (34, 34, 34, 34, 37, 37, 37, 37, 39, 39, 39, 39)cm

Construction type seamless, bottom-up, in the round until the underarm, back and forth from underarm to shoulder
Required or recommended yarn Fingering weight: 410 (442, 475, 510, 545, 580, 620, 667, 713, 763, 815, 875, 935) yards/ 375 (404, 434, 466, 498, 530, 567, 610, 652, 698, 745, 800, 855) meters
Tools required

US 3/3.25mm or size to obtain gauge in 24" circular and 2 DPNs

4 st markers

stitch holders or scrap yarn

tapestry needle to weave in ends

Some notes about yarn: sample is knit in Spirit Trail Fiberworks Sunna base, which is a heavy fingering weight (75% Superwash Merino, 15% Cashmere, 10% Silk). Silk adds a lovely drape, but is not a requirement of the test. The loose gauge also adds drape.

Ownership of the finished item The finished item is yours to keep.
Requirements from the tester

Weekly updates, photographs of finished garment, Ravelry project page linked to design, feedback regarding pattern correctness, clarity of directions, and finished measurements.

Rewards from the designer

Finished design upon release.

Any tester who completes two or more tests for the same Nomadic Knits Issue will receive a digital copy of the entire magazine issue upon its release. 

This design is for issue three: American Southwest 

 

Milestones

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.

2019-02-01: Join in the round
2019-02-10: Divide front and back
2019-02-15: Finished and blocked
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