Calls for Pattern Testers

Call for Pattern Testers - Warm Things December 1, 2019 00:00

The pattern testing will begin soon for this cabled hat and mitt set! 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

Sizes
Baby (Child, Adult) - Shown in Adult size.

Finished Measurements
Hat Circumference: 13¾ (16½, 19¼)" [35 (42, 49) cm]
Hat Length: 7¼ (8¼, 9½)" [18.5 (21, 24) cm]
Mitt Circumference: 4¼ (5¾, 7¼)" [11, 14.5, 18.5) cm]
Mitt Length: 4 (5¼, 6¾)" [10 (13.5, 17) cm]

Yarn
Worsted weight (CYCA #4 Medium): approx 86 (121, 164) yards [79 (111, 150) meters] for hat and 34 (63, 103) yards [31 (58, 94) meters] for mitts.
Shown in: O-Wool Local (45% certified organic Merino, 50% alpaca, ; 100 gram hank = approx 240 yards: 1 (1, 2) skeins
Color Shown: Wild Geranium

Knitting Needles
Size US 6 [4 mm]: 16" [40 cm] circular and set of 4 or 5 double pointed needles, or size needed to obtain gauge.

Notions
Cable needle (cn), stitch markers, waste yarn or stitch holders (for mitts only), tapestry needle.

Gauge
28 sts in Hat Cable Pattern (2 repeats) = 5½" [14 cm] wide; 28 rnds = 4" [10 cm] long. Take time to save time, check your gauge.

Stitch Patterns
Ribbing, cables, picking up stitches, increasing and decreasing

 

Pattern format
pdf will be e-mailed

 

Pattern style
Written and charted instructions.

 

Testing information
Length of test: 4 weeks

Beginning Friday, December 6, 2019

Ending Sunday, January 3, 2020

 

Planned Self-Publication Date: February 1, 2020

 

Target Number of Testers: 6-12 (two for each hat and mitts size)

Application Deadline

Complete the application survey by 4AM EST on Wednesday December 4, 2019.

 

 

Please read the FAQ's about Pattern Testing before applying.
To receive future Calls for Pattern Testing in your inbox, join the mailing list.

Cabled Hat & Mittens - Call for Pattern Testers November 3, 2019 23:15

Call for Pattern Testers – November, 2019

 

The pattern testing will begin soon for this cabled hat and mitten set! 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

Finished Measurements

Hat Circumference: 16½ (19¼, 22)" / 42 (49, 56) cm
Hat Length: 7 (11, 11)" / 18 (28, 28) cm
Mitten Hand Circumference: 8¼" / 21 cm
Mitten Length: 9¼" / 23.5 cm

 

Yarn

Worsted weight (CYCA #4 Medium): approximately 280 (420, 420) yards [256 (384, 384) meters]

Shown in: Green Mountain Spinnery Mountain Mohair (40% fine western wool, 30% medium wool, 30% fine mohair; 58 gram hank = approx 140 yards [128 meters]: 2 (3, 3) skeins
 

Knitting Needles

Size US 9 [5.5 mm]: 16" [40 cm] circular and set of 4 or 5 double pointed needles, or size needed to obtain gauge.
 

Notions

Smooth waste yarn for tubular cast-on, stitch markers, stitch holders or waste yarn, cable needle, tapestry needle.
 

Gauge

12-st repeat from Cable Pattern measures approx 23⁄4" [7 cm] wide; 24-row repeat from Cable Pattern measures approx 4" [10 cm] long. Take time to save time, check your gauge.
 

Stitch Patterns
Circular tubular cast on (there is a photo tutorial), cables, picking up stitches, increasing and decreasing

 

Pattern format
pdf will be e-mailed

 

Pattern style
Written and charted instructions.

 

Testing information
Length of test: 4 weeks

Beginning Friday, November 15, 2019

Ending Sunday, December 15, 2019

 

Planned Self-Publication Date: January 21, 2020

 

Target Number of Testers: 6–8 (two for each hat size and/or 2 for the mittens)

Application Deadline

Complete the application survey by 4AM EST on Wednesday November 13, 2019.

 

 

Please read the FAQ's about Pattern Testing before applying.
To receive future Calls for Pattern Testing in your inbox, join the mailing list.

Sale

Unavailable

Sold Out