• Current Test Knitting Opportunities

    Welcome to our current Making Stories test knits! You can find all the details about the publications and designs we're currently looking for testers for below.

  • SOCKS 2018

    Coming January 2018
     
    Test Knit Deadline: December 20
     
    Application Deadline: Dec 3, midnight CET
    Pattern will be sent out on Dec 4
     
    Please note that this is a stash test knit, i.e. we do not require you to purchase the yarn used for the pattern. However, you should be able to match gauge exactly.

    Keiko

    Design: Keiko Kikuno

     

    Sizes: 1 (2, 3, 4)

    Finished foot circumference: 17.5 (18.75, 20, 21.25) cm / 6.75 (7.25, 7.75, 8.25)” - recommended to be worn with 2.5 cm / 1“ of negative ease.

     

    Yarn: The Fibre Co. Cumbria Fingering (60% Merino, 30% Masham, 10% mohair; 300 metres / 328 yards per 100g)

     

    300 (300, 600, 600) metres / 328 (328, 656, 656) yards

     

    Gauge: 32 sts x 39 rounds = 10 x 10 cm / 4 x 4” (in the round, in stockinette stitch, on 2.25 mm / US 1 needle, after blocking)

    Sari

    Design: Sari Nordlund

     

    Sizes: 1 (2, 3, 4)

    Finished foot circumference: 17 (18.25, 19.5, 20.5) cm / 6.75 (7.25, 7.75, 8)” - recommended to be worn with 2.5 cm / 1” of negative ease

     

    Yarn: Retrosaria Mondim (100% Portuguese wool; 385 metres / 421 yards per 100 g)

     

    385 (385, 385, 385) metres / 421 (421, 421, 421) yards

     

    Gauge: 32 sts x 44 rounds = 10 x 10 cm / 4 x 4” (in the round, in stockinette stitch, on 2.5 mm / US 1.5 needles, after blocking)

    If you'd like to join our tester team for SOCKS 2018, please fill out the survey below!

  • BREEZE

    Coming April 2018
     
    Test Knit Deadline: January 31
     
    Application Deadline: Dec 5, midnight CET
    Yarn information will be sent out on Dec 6
    Pattern will be sent out on Dec 18

    Alize Wrap

    Design: Morgan Capestrain

     

    Sizes: 1 size

    50 cm / 20" wide

    140 cm / 55" long

     

    Yarn: Tulliver Yarn DK (BFL/Masham; 120 metres / 131 yards per 50 g)

     

    840 metres / 920 yards

     

    Gauge: 19 sts x 27 rows = 10 x 10 cm / 4” x 4” (knit flat, in stockinette st, on 4.5 mm / US 7 needle, after blocking)

     

    Meltemi Socks

    Design: Verena Cohrs

     

    Sizes: 1 (2, 3)

    Finished foot circumference: 17.5 (18.75, 20) cm / 6.75 (7.25, 7.75, 8.25)” - recommended to be worn with 2.5 cm / 1“ of negative ease.

     

    Yarn: Blacker Yarns Tamar Lustre 4 ply (70% Lustre Breeds, 30% Cornish Mule; 350 metres / 380 yards per 100g)

     

    350 (350, 350) metres / 380 (380, 380) yards

     

    Gauge: 32 sts x 44 rows = 10 x 10 cm / 4” x 4” (knit in the round, in stockinette stitch, on 2.25 mm / US 1 needle, after blocking)

    Solano Tunic (sleeveless)

    Please note: This test is for the sleeveless version of the tunic! The pictures show the version with sleeves, but the sleeveless version is very similar in construction - just without the sleeves.

     

    Design: Stella Egidi

     

    Sizes: 1 (2, 3, 4, 5, 6)

    Finished bust circumference: 88 (98, 108, 118, 128, 138) cm / 34.5 (38.5, 42.5, 46.5, 50.5, 54.5)”

    - recommended to be worn with approx 5 cm / 2” of positive ease at the bust.

     

    Yarn:

    WOLLEN Berlin Lino Mūka (100% Lithuanian linen; 245 metres / 268 yards per 50 g), held double

     

    1910 (2030, 2150, 2400, 2660, 2920) metres / 2090 (2220, 2350, 2626, 2910, 3194) yards

     

    Gauge: 25 sts x 35.5 rows = 10 x 10 cm / 4” x 4” (knit flat, in stockinette stitch, on 3.25 mm / US 3 needle, after blocking)

    If you'd like to join our tester team for BREEZE, please fill out the survey below!

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