Seeking Test Knitters for the Men's Gambier Sweater

***TESTS FILLED, THANK YOU!*** Seeking test knitters for the men’s Gambier, a squishy, cozy colorwork jacket knit in a super bulky yarn.

General requirements:

- Creation of a Ravelry project page when the pattern is published (on the day of, or as close to as humanly possible). The project must include photos of the finished garment on a model.
- Participation in a Ravelry thread for testing, if there are any questions or comments you have while knitting
- Completion of a short questionnaire upon completion of the knitted garment

Incentives:
- A discount when ordering the suggested yarn from Hinterland.ca
- A digital copy of the completed pattern, as well as any other you choose from Standard Knits

Deadline for project completion and feedback:
February 15, 2017

Deadline for Ravelry project with photos:
February 2017, TBA

Testers will obtain their own yarn and keep their completed sweaters. The suggested yarn for this pattern is Hinterland Watershed, but testers may use whichever similar yarn they choose as long as gauge is correct.

Overview of pattern

Difficulty: Intermediate
Skills required: colorwork, picking up stitches, short rows, working in the round

Yarn: 

Hinterland Watershed 50% Rambouillet, 50% Alpaca, 150 yards / 137 meters per 112g / 3.95oz skein

C1: 6 (7, 7) [8, 9, 10) skeins (shown in “Ash”)
C2: 2 (2, 3) [3, 3, 3] skeins (shown in “Snow”)
C3: 1 (1, 1) [1, 2, 2] skeins (shown in “Honey”)

Or

Super bulky weight yarn
C1: 800 (900, 1,000) [1,175, 1,275, 1,450] yards / 730 (825, 915) [1,075, 1,165, 1,325] metres
C2: 225 (255, 310) [330, 350, 385] yards / 205 (230, 285) [300, 320, 350] metres
C3: 95 (100, 110) [130, 155, 165] yards / 85 (90, 100) / [120, 140, 150] metres

Needles:
US 10 / 6mm 40” circular needle
US 11 / 8mm 40” circular needle
US 10 / 6mm double pointed needles
US 11 / 8mm double pointed needles
or sizes needed to obtain gauge

Gauge:
Using US 11 / 8mm needles, 11.5 stitches and 15 rows = 4” / 10 cm in colour chart 3

Size information:
Chest circumference (finished measurements): 41 (46, 52) [58, 63, 69]” / 105 (117, 132) [148, 160, 175] cm

Intended ease:  4 – 6” / 10 – 15.25 cm positive ease in chest

***TESTS FILLED, THANK YOU!*** If interested in being considered for this test knit, please send an email to standardknits@gmail.com and include:

- The size you would like to knit
-  Your Ravelry name
- Your Instagram name

Thank you!