SW tee with diamond panels


This short-sleeved sweater is knit top-down, seamlessly, with contiguous shoulders. A diamond lace panel is worked on each shoulder, and under each underarm.

Difficulty Moderate
Due date 2019-02-15
Craft Knitting
Test secrecy Secret
Pattern source (brand and/or designer) Melissa Kemmerer Designs
Spots available 18
Gauge 24 sts and 32 rows = 4”/10cm
Charted or written pattern Both
Sizes required XS (S, M, L, XL, 2XL)
Skills required

K, p, k2tog, ssk, m1R, m1L, yo, reading an easy lace chart.

Finished measurements

Chest circumference: 37 (41, 45, 49, 53, 57)” /cm; intended to be worn with at least 5" of positive ease.

Construction type Top-down, in the round, contiguous shoulders.
Required or recommended yarn Fingering weight: 800 (920, 1060, 1220, 1400, 1610)yards/731 (841, 970, 1115, 1280, 1471)meters
Tools required

US 3/3.25mm or size to obtain gauge in 24" circular, and US 2/2.75mm or 1 size smaller than gauge needle in 24" circular and DPNs, shorties, or long circular for sleeves.

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

Periodic check-ins, yardage used, final dimensions, corrections and accuracy of pattern; do not comment on style or formatting, as these will be added later.

Rewards from the designer

Final pattern in pdf once published; all testers who complete two or more tests for the same Nomadic Knits issue will receive the digital version of that issue.


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: Divide for sleeves
2019-02-10: Completed body
2019-02-15: Finished and blocked



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