Kaya Vest - Call for Crochet Pattern Testers February 21, 2020 11:10

The pattern testing will begin soon for this crochet vest! If you're interested, please read everything below and then fill out the survey questions, linked at the bottom of this page.

 

Also, see pattern testing FAQ's.

 

Pattern Information:

35 (40, 45, 50, 55, 60, 65)" / 89 (101.5, 114.5, 127, 139.5, 152.5, 165) cm
2–4" / 5–10 cm positive ease recommended.
Shown in: 40" / 101.5 cm

Yarn
Fingering weight (CYCA #1 Super Fine): approx 1000 (1000, 1180, 1350, 1350, 1520, 1670) yards / 930 (930, 1090, 1240, 1240, 1400, 1560) meters]
Shown in: Quince & Co. Sparrow (100% organic linen; 168 yards [155 meters]/50 grams): 6 (6, 7, 8,
8, 9, 10) hanks.
Color Shown:  Flare

Crochet Hook
US size D/3 (3.25 mm), or size needed to obtain gauge.

Notions
Removable stitch markers, tapestry needle, two 1" / 2.5 cm buttons

Gauge
3 stitch repeats = 3¾" / 9.5 cm and 5½ row repeats (11 rows) = 4" / 10 cm in Seashell Lace Pattern; 11 sts = 2" / 5 cm and 18 rows = 5" / 12.5 cm in Hdc-blo Pattern. Take time to save time, check your gauge.

Construction Notes

  • The lower band is worked side-to-side, then the first row of the body is worked along one selvedge edge of the lower band.
  • The body is worked as one piece from the lower band to the underarms, where the back and front are divided and worked separately to the shoulders.
  • The shoulders are seamed, then stitches for the buttonband and armbands are worked around the selvedge and armhole edges of the body. 

Pattern format
pdf will be e-mailed

 

Pattern style
Written and charted instructions.

 

 

Testing Information:

Length of test: 6 weeks

Beginning Friday, March 6, 2020

Ending Sunday, April 19, 2020

 

Planned Self-Publication Date: June 2020

 

Target Number of Testers: 14–21 (2-3 for each size)

 

Compensation: As a thank you for helping me to fine tune this pattern, upon completion of the test I'll send you a coupon code to use on Ravelry for a free pattern from my Ravelry Store. You'll also receive a completed version of the pattern you tested, upon publication.

 

Testing Schedule:

The pattern for this test will be distributed in pieces, over the first 2 weeks of the test.

 

You do NOT need to complete each segment before the next one arrives—there are still a few weeks after the last segment. I do this to avoid giving out a free pattern to anyone who might not be serious about testing.

 

March 6: Sizes, materials, gauge, stitch patterns, abbreviations, schematic, Lower Band and Body.

March 13: Upper Back, Left and Right Front, buttonband and armbands

 

Application Deadline:

Complete the application survey by 4AM EST on Wednesday March 4, 2020.

 

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