Seeking Test Knitters for Women's Super Bulky Cardigan

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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 discussion 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 hinterlandfarm.ca
◾️ A digital copy of the completed pattern, as well as any other you choose from Standard Knits

Timeline for project:

◾️ Tech Edited Pattern available to testers: July 13, 2017
◾️ Feedback on FO due: August 27th, 2017
◾️ Ravelry project upload: Late September, 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.

***TEST FILLED, THANK YOU!***
 

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Pattern Information:

Chest circumference (finished measurements):
38 (41, 44, 47) [50, 53, 56, 59]” / 96.5 (104, 112, 119.5) [127, 134.5, 142, 150] cm

Intended ease: approximately 6” / 15.25 cm positive ease in chest

Difficulty: 
Intermediate / experienced

Skills required:
Long tail cast on, increasing, decreasing, seaming, picking up stitches, short rows, buttonholes

Yarn:
Hinterland Watershed 50% Rambouillet, 50% Alpaca, 150 yards / 137 meters per 112g / 3.95oz skein
7 (8, 9, 9) [10, 11, 12, 12) skeins (shown in “Truffle”)

Or

Super bulky weight yarn
975 (1,115, 1,220, 1,320) [1,425, 1,530, 1,725, 1,775] yards / 890 (1,020, 1,115, 1,210) [1,305, 1,400, 1,575, 1,625] metres

Needles:
US 10.5 / 6.5mm 32” circular needle
US 10.5 / 6.5mm DPNs (for pocket linings)
Cable needle
Optional:  Straight needles of the same size may be used for fronts, back, cuffs, and bottom band if preferred
or size needed to obtain gauge

Gauge:
Using US 10.5 / 6.5mm needles, 14 stitches and 19 rows = 4” / 10 cm in stockinette stitch