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Test Knit - Posted February, 13th
TEST KNIT - Walk the line beanie
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CategoryHat and Headbands
Est. Yards0 - 150
CommunicationRavelry - Group or Direct Message
Sizes AvailableXS/S - circumference 48 cm, height 21 cm M/L - circumference 50 cm, height 24 cm
Skills RequiredDouble Pointed Needles Vertical Stripes Working in the Round
I’m looking for test knitters for the “walk the line” hat, 2/3 for each size. The pattern is available in size X-Small/Small (50-56cm) and Medium/Large (58-61cm).
If you’re interested in test knitting this design, please reply in this thread or PM me with your Gmail address and tell me which size you’d like to knit.
[![Walk the line hat](/attached/KnottyAndSassy/91399207)](https://www.ravelry.com/projects/KnottyAndSassy/walk-the-line-hat)
The « walk the line » beanie is a friendly pattern that can be completed quickly in one sitting using yarn leftovers. The color combinations options are endless and it is a great stash buster!
This pattern has been written to be worked in the round from the bottom up. It begins with a knit 2 purl 2 ribbing followed by fantasy stitches using an alternance of the main and complementary yarns.
For this pattern, you will need to be familiar with knitting in the round and changing colors.
Level of difficulty/skills required
Pattern is ideal for advanced beginners
XS/S - circumference 48 cm, height 21 cm
M/L - circumference 50 cm, height 24 cm
40g Maddison Pisa white
50 g = 80 m
50% wool, 50% acrylic
20g Maddison Helsinki blue
50 g = 95 m
80% merino, 20% polyamide
65m main color chunky single ply yarn to meet the gauge
35m complementary color chunky multiple ply texturized yarn to meet the gauge
6mm needles for working in the round - 5 double points needles or 1 circular needle
Round counter (optional)
Stitch marker (optional)
16 sts x 22 rnds = 10 cm / 4” in stockinette
Set up a Ravelry project page and link it to the pattern
Feedback on the clarity of the pattern.
Feedback on sizing. Do the measurements for your size make sense?
Report yarn consumption (yardage/meterage).
Good, clear photography of finished object added to Ravelry project page.
The test will run in this thread. The pattern is hosted at Google Docs where you also have the ability to comment and suggest edits.
Please communicate any problems, questions or suggestions immediately either in this thread, via PM, email, or in Google Docs.
TEST KNITTING SCHEDULE
Week 1 (Feb 10-16)
Acquire yarn, knit gauge swatch, check measurements for your size, work brim and body
Week 2 (Feb 17-23)
Work body and crown, finish, block, photos and feedback