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Testing call for ninja sweater/ninja balaclava

Updated: Oct 11, 2022

*Test Knitter applications are now closed, as of October 11, 2022. Thank you for your many applications.

We are now accepting test knitters for English patterns of Ninja Sweater and Ninja Balaclava.

<Test Knitters Wanted>

We are now looking for test knitters for the English patterns of Ninja Sweater and Ninja Balaclava. There will be a lot of back knitting that I like. Sizing is easy to adjust, so I hope you can knit in a size that fits you perfectly.

This will be our first pattern release, so we welcome applications from applicants with previous pattern writing experience.

Please read the details below and if you are interested in helping us test knit, please contact us via DM on PQ's Instagram! (Please let us know your email address as well)


Body size (1 [2, 3, 4])

Body circumference 120cm [140cm, 160cm, 180cm].

Length Front 50cm [55cm, 60cm, 65cm]

   Back 70cm [75cm, 80cm, 85cm].

Please choose your size based on your torso circumference, as size * is oversized.

<Tools required>

Crochet hook 4.0mm, Ring needle US 10 (6.0mm) ・Two 80cm cables

Step number markers

Ring marker

Binding needle


Garter knitting 13 stitches x 26 rows = 10cm

Garter knitting is done in Portuguese style (repeated backstitching). A video tutorial on how to knit in Portuguese style is available.

<Yarn used>

Dharma GEEK yarn is used

GEEK (70m/30g) - see table for yarn quantity

MC:GEEK8 (ochre and moss green)

CC1:GEEK7 (Milk × Purple)

CC2:GEEK4 (Black × Blue)

CC3:GEEK6 (Green x White)

CC4:GEEK3 (Gray x Neon Orange)

<Yarn usage per size (approximate)>

Size 1: MC 204m (88g) / CC1-CC3 112m (48g) / CC4 168m (72g) [Total 708m (304g)

Size 2: MC 255m (109g) / CC1-CC3 140m (60g) / CC4 210m (90g) [885m (379g) total]

Size 3: MC 311m(133g) / CC1-CC3 171m(74g) / CC4 257m(110g) [1081m(465g) total].

Size 4: MC 373m(160g)/ CC1-CC3 205(109g)/ CC4 306m(132g) [Total 1294m(619g)].


Test knitter recruitment ends October 12, 2022 (test knitting starts on the same day)

Test knit deadline November 30, 2022

Scheduled release around December

If you have any questions, feel free to contact me!


To apply, DM us on PQ's Instagram!

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We're looking forward to hearing from you all!

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