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Call for test

Aitäh! Nüüd on mul testkudujaid piisavalt!
Thank you! I have enough test knitters!

Leidsin vanades failides sobrades ühed skeemid, mis kuulusid 2012.aastal kootud sallile. Ilmne märk, et tuleb juhend kirjutada :).

I found from old files a charts which belong to an old shawl. It was a sign that I have to write it down.

Nii ma ka tegin! Kuna skeemi sai natuke paremaks muditud, ei oska nüüd täpselt öelda kuluva lõnga kogust. Seepärast tulebki läbi viia uus testkudumine :D. Lõngaks sobib nii peenike kui ka pisut jämedamat tüüpi lõng, vardad siis vastavalt lõngatüübile 2,5 mm kuni 4,5 mm.

So I did :). I made some little changes, so I can’t say exactly how much yarn you will need. For that I need to test it :D. This design is nice from lace to fingering-weight yarn, needles between 2,5mm (for fine lace yarn) to 4,5 (for fingering-weight yarn).

Kes soovib proovida, see kirjutab!
If someone wish to help with testing, please let me know.
Thank you!

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I’m looked at time by time on Ravelry’s group “Free Pattern Testers“, but a week ago I found a pearl I definately wanted to knit – “Windswept pullover” by Emily Wessel. What kind of question? Of course I want to testknit that beautiful pullover!

As I have a almost 9-year old daughter at home, I choose that size. She loves green, so the yarn choice was also easy – green Drops Alpaca. The yarn is thinner than the pattern needs, my gauge was by 3,5mm needles 22*27 per 10 cm.

I cast on with Asa’s Amazing Tab Cast On – no need to frogg the crocheted chain. Then I just followed the pattern…. I used 165 g (~ 550m / 600yds) of yarn.

After finishing the raglan part seemed to me a little short (armholes are too narrow), but I think that’s because my gauge for row height is not perfect. When Hiie tryed it on, she said that it feels OK for her and she loves it very much – tommorrow will go to school with wearing it.

There was only one little problem – all measurements are done with non-metric system, but that’s easy to reacalculate :D.

The pattern was clear and well written, the knitting was pure pleasure. If the designer is satisfied with my work, I’d be happy to test her next patterns.

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