Welcome to the secret Test Knitting Page! Here you'll find all the information you'll need to make your selections for this round of Test Knitting. Here are just a few things to keep in mind:

Our designers have provided sketches of their lovely designs to assist you in making your choice for this round. As these are obviously not photos of the finished samples themselves, I suggest that you pay extra attention to both the design descriptions and swatch photos to help you get the full picture of how the design will knit up. The sizes currently listed under each design are our approximate sizes. It is therefore possible that the measurements might change slightly for one or two of the designs to calculate for more ease. I will send out any updated sizing information from the designers along with your design confirmation email.

This round of test knitting runs from January 9th- February 13th. Please consider this deadline when selecting which design you'd like to knit.

We currently only accept test knitters who will be using the original yarn. You will receive a 20% discount code to order directly from the yarn company themselves. I've included a note about where each company is based, if you'd like to take shipping cost & time into account.

We're so excited about this latest collection and hope you'll find something here you'd like to test knit! Should you be interested in doing so, you can sign up here, until Thursday December 13th: https://makingstories.typeform.com/to/JJzy3r


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Pullover: designed by Adrienne Larsen

This is a non-gender specific cabled pullover design, knit in the round from the bottom up. It has a classic shape and features a modern disappearing & reappearing cable motif.

Yarn: Lana Rara Rare Swiss Wool (located in Switzerland)

67% wool from Rare Sheep Breeds, 33% Mulesing Free Merino Wool

270 m / 100g

Sizes: 1 (2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8)

Approximate bust circumference: 78 (86, 94, 102, 110, 118, 126, 134) cm / 30.5 (34, 37, 40, 43, 46, 49, 53)”

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Cardigan: designed by Am Khachatryan

This cardigan combines the best of both comfort an elegance, oversized in the body for ultimate comfort, and fitted in the arms to give it the right amount of structure and poise. It features a center panel that starts out as a 2x2 rib which shifts into a striking cable motif, shifting as it moves from front to back.

Yarn: Oysters & Purls Romney / Merino (located in USA)

60% Romney, 40% Merino

219m / 100g

Sizes: 1 (2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8)

Approximate bust circumference: 78 (86, 94, 102, 110, 118, 126, 134) cm / 30.5 (34, 37, 40, 43, 46, 49, 53)”

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Socks: designed by Cheryl Eaton

These socks feature Panels of flowing, crossed stitches which grow out of the cuff ribbing and flow down the foot where they gently give way back to 3x1 rib. They’re knit top down, with a heel flap and gusset, utilizing textured stitches to create a cushioned heel.

Yarn: Triskelion Yarn Scylfing Sock (located in the UK)

50% Bluefaced Leicester, 25% Gotland, 25% Wensleydale

350 m / 100 g

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

Foot circumference: 17.5 (18.75, 20, 21.25, 22.5) cm / 6.8, (7.4, 7.8, 8.4, 8.8)”

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Pullover: designed by Lino Limon

This is a yoked pullover, knit seamlessly from the top down. It features a modern yoke design, in delicate 2- color colorwork.

Yarn: Hillesvag Hifa Ask (located in Norway)

100% Norwegian Wool

315 m / 100 g

Sizes: 1 (2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8)

Approximate bust circumference: 78 (86, 94, 102, 110, 118, 126, 134) cm / 30.5 (34, 37, 40, 43, 46, 49, 53)”

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Pullover: designed by Joanna Ignatius

This is a boxy, slightly oversized pullover design knit from the top down. It features drop shoulders and a Latvian braid detail to give it that special touch.

Yarn: Garthenor Nr. 3 (100% Certified Organic British Pure New Shetland Wool; 90 metres / 98 yards per 50 g) located in the UK

100% wool

81- 109 m / 50 g

Sizes: 1 (2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8)

Approximate bust circumference: 78 (86, 94, 102, 110, 118, 126, 134) cm / 30.5 (34, 37, 40, 43, 46, 49, 53)”


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Pullover: designed by Lauren Wallis

Knit seamlessly from the top down, this reversible sweater uses Brioche rib for the collar, cuffs and hem, while the body is knit in two color- Honeycomb Brioche stitch. The pullover is designed to be knit with positive ease (which increases in the hem) for a cozy, oversized fit.

Yarn: De Rerum Natura Gilliatt (located in France)

100% French Merino

250 m / 100g

Sizes: 1 (2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8)

Approximate bust circumference: 78 (86, 94, 102, 110, 118, 126, 134) cm / 30.5 (34, 37, 40, 43, 46, 49, 53)”


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Shawl: designed by Maddie Harvey

Beginning at one corner, this is a large shawl, knit in one piece. The pattern is developed from garter stitch rib, but shifts slightly as the shawl grows, and is reversed in the second half, an asymmetrical, echoing effect.

Yarn: Cambrian Mountains Wool 4ply (located in the UK)

100% Welsh Mule Wool

150 m / 50g

Sizes: one size


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Shawl: designed by Nataliya Sinelshchikova

This is an asymmetrical, triangular shaped shawl, knit from one corner to the other. It features twisted rib and an eye-catching “drop stitch” motif.

Yarn: Blacker Swan 4ply (located in the UK)

Falkland Island Merino with Shetland

175 m / 50 g

Size: one size


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Hat: designed by Jenni Barrett

A two-color, textured hat, featuring a simple combination of slipped stitches, knitting and purling. With a color sequence that shifts in each section, this hat is knit inside out to avoid a lot of purling.

Yarn: L’Échappée Laine La Fine (located in France)

100% wool

200 m / 50 g

Size: 1 (2, 3)

Head circumference: 51-55 (56-60, 61-65) cm / 20-21.5 (22- 23.5, 24-25.5)”