Trekkie pattern testers

Hello. I am in need of a few knitters for testing some free truly geeky patterns I am designing.

If you can knit in the round, and purl and read a chart - you can easily do these patterns.

As a special treat - you get to choose your favourite Star Trek phrase - and I will turn that into the pattern you will test.

You will need to have 3mm needles on circular 60 - 80 cm.
1 ball/ skein of 200 - 400 yard sock weight yarn

Depending on your chosen phrase - you will either make a cowl or a double thickness scarf.

Let me know what you think - any questions: eck.querky.designs@gmail.com

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I’m still not confident enough with my knitting skills to test patterns (I never even knitted in the round…) but I’m really excited to see this design when it’s ready! (As a trekkie :wink: )

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Hello,

It is a very very simple pattern - all you need to be able to do is knit and purl.

But the pattern also works for crochetting - in 2 colours.

All I need from you is your favourite Star Trek phrase/ saying. And your email address.

Many thanks
Emily

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This test is still open - I have 3 knitting patterns available - 2 cowls and one pair of socks

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Unfortunately I’m dealing with a bit if carpal tunnel pain at the moment, and I think it’s better to let my hand rest and heal a bit… :pensive:
But I can’t wait to see the finished pattern and add it to my wishlist!!

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I’m sorry to hear that - take care of your precious hands.

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Thank you!!

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This test is still open - I have 2 knitted cowl patterns that need testing.

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@thebobshavelanded do you still need someone to test knit? I will be off work shortly recovering from minor surgery so could complete one. What is the time frame?

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Yes please, I have 2 knitted cowls and one crocheted scarf that need testing.

The knitted cowls are ‘Make it So’ and ‘Tea. Earl Grey. Hot’ (bit of a Capt Picard theme)
both of these are approx 100-120 rows - as knit and purl rows. Cowls are made in the round.

The crocheted scarf is a 2 colour - Live Long and Prosper (approx 300 rows)

Let me know which you would like to test and your email address. There is no real deadline - but within 3 months would be good.

Many thanks
Emily

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If you happen to need any testers in the future for crochet Star Trek patterns I am your girl!! I’m a super treky. I even have a collection of Star Trek yarns waiting for the perfect use. Can’t wait to see your patterns though!

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I always need testers! There are so many fabulous phrases to do.

i have a quick project and a longer one - the quickie is ‘Make it So’, the long one is ‘Today is a good day to die’

Both would be done in 4ply/ sock weight yarn, and you would have a main solid colour and a contrasting colour.

I have no idea how much yardage each would use - which is why I need testers.

Let me know which you would like and I can ‘gift’ you the pattern on here for testing.

Many thanks
emily

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:vulcan_salute: I’d love to test knit something trekkie. I have a small stash of my good sock yarn left so can definitely do that… shout if you every do something DK - Aran though, I have a ton. For now, today is a good day to die. Will PM you my email address.

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Jackie,

For knitting patterns they need to be short phrases, crochet for longer ones. “Make it So” is available for knitting as a cowl.

I could do “Today is a Good Day to die” as a golf club cosy or something as long, but not as a cowl. If you have acrylic DK - then it could be a draught excluder. Just a long tube, but too long for socks.

Let me know what you think.
Many thanks

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Kicking myself for not sticking with knitting!

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If you still need someone to test the tea quote, I’d like to try :smiley:

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Hello,

I’ve finished the test for the Tea quote and the pattern is published - if you would like to test
‘Highly Illogical’ or ‘Fascinating’ or ‘Make it So’ - let me know and I will gift the pattern to you with instructions.

I also have a ‘personal space’ where we can keep in touch.
Many thanks
Emily

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Hello,

I have other crochet patterns available for testing and ones that I have published - let me know if you are interested.
Many thanks
Emily

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“Fascinating” would be great, that’s my mom’s ringtone for my dad =)

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I have ‘gifted’ you the pattern.

Please can you show me which 2 colours you plan to use, and…

  • tell me how much yardage you use of each colour
  • what tension you have
  • is the pattern long enough for a cowl - or should I double up the rows?
  • take plenty of photos for use on the pattern front page

Timescales are not important - if you could complete this within 3 months that would be great.
Please keep me up to date with your progress (I tend to forget who is doing what!)

Many thanks
emily

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