|Job type||Test knit|
This elegant, cardigan has A-line shaping to provide ease around the hips with side slits at the hem for more movement. Designed for my “How To Not Get Bored With Knitting” series, different stitch patterns come together so as soon as you get bored with one section, the whole thing stops and a new stitch pattern emerges. It is worked flat from the bottom up.
|Due date||2020-02-29 This is a flexible deadline!|
|Advertiser||Donna Estin Designs|
|Sizes required||Women’s S (M, L, 1X, 2X)|
Circumference at bust (buttoned): 36 (40, 44, 48, 52)”/91.5 (101.5, 112, 122, 132) cm
Circumference at hips (buttoned): 40 (44, 48, 52, 56)”/102 (112, 122, 132, 142) cm
Length: 28.5 (29, 29.5, 30, 30.5)”/72.5 (74, 75, 76, 77.5) cm
|Gauge||In St st: 20 sts & 26 rows = 4”/10cm with smaller needles after blocking. In Mesh: 14 sts & 22 rows = 4”/10cm with larger needles after blocking|
|Charted or written pattern||Charted|
Experienced knitters should be able to work from multiple cabled charts at the same time, be able to work eyelet/lace stitches, shaping, buttonholes and seaming/finishing.
|Construction type||Worked flat from the bottom up and seamed.|
|Required or recommended yarn||Any Worsted weight wool. Yarn used in sample is: Bergere de France, PUR MERINOS FRANCAIS (131 yds/120m, 1.75oz/50g, 100% Pure French Merino Wool): 13 (14, 16, 17, 19) skeins # 29539, Palmier|
|Yardage||1602 (1801, 1977, 2216, 2440) yds/1465 (1647, 1807, 2026, 2231) m|
Size US 5 (UK 9) (3.75mm) circular 24-32”/61-81 cm needles
Size US 7 (UK 7) (4.5mm) circular 24-32”/61-81 cm needles
8 Buttons, 3/4”/19mm
|Ownership of the finished item||The finished item is yours to keep.|
|Requirements from the maker||
Please complete the sweater by the deadline.
Provide feedback. (You can always email me if you'd like.)
Post photos of completed sweater with at least one modeled.
Create project page on Ravelry and rate project once completed.
|Rewards from the designer||
The designer is offering discounted or free pattern(s) to testers
A free pattern of your choice from my Ravelry store or website. Please note that the rights to some of the patterns in my portfolio are currently owned by the publisher, so to see a list of available patterns to select from (for your free pattern), please click on "Pattern Store".
A free PDF of the final version of this pattern once the test has completed and it has been tech edited.
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.2019-12-13: Completed Back
2020-01-03: Completed Fronts
2020-01-24: Completed Sleeves
2020-01-30: Finished, Seamed & Blocked
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