The collar is knit first, then each front side and the back are picked up and knit from the collar, then joined to knit in one piece.
Sleeves are knit from the cuff to the shoulder and then set in.
|Pattern source (brand and/or designer)||Melissa Kemmerer Designs|
|Gauge||23 sts and 32 rows = 4"/10cm on medium needles and 21 sts and 30 rows = 4"/10cm on largest needles|
|Charted or written pattern||Both|
|Sizes required||XS (S, M, L, XL, 2XL)|
Cables, reading a complicated cable chart
To fit bust measurement of: 30 (34, 38, 42, 46, 50)".
Front sections completely overlap.
Length from underarm to bottom: 38 (38.5, 40.5, 39.5, 42, 41.5)"
|Construction type||Body is top-down; sleeves are cuff-up and then set-in.|
|Required or recommended yarn||Worsted weight: 2000 (2200, 2420, 2662, 2928, 3220) yards|
US 6/4.0 mm or 1 size smaller than gauge needle, 40" circulars & DPNs
US 7/4.5mm or size required to obtain gauge, 40" & 16" circulars and DPNs
US 8/5.0mm or size required to obtain larger gauge, 24" circulars
2 cable needles
|Requirements from the tester||
Corrections/suggestions on pattern directions.
Match stitch counts whenever given; let us know if count is off.
Final garment measurements.
Pictures of FO.
|Rewards from the designer||
Everyone who completes this test knit will receive a digital copy of Nomadic Knits Issue 4: Maryland, Virginia and Washington, DC. The magazine will include 10 patterns from Adrienne Larsen, Tracie Millar, Jodi Brown, Melissa Kemmerer, Devin Ventre, Donna Estin, Laura Aylor, and Tanis Gray.
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.2019-04-15: Completed collar
2019-04-30: Join at underarms
2019-05-15: Finished, seamed and blocked
If you have a question about this test you can send the designer a private message about it.