Test knitting means that I challenge myself to learn new techniques without really thinking about it. I agree to make the piece and then do whatever it takes to be able to complete the item. My latest test knit hadn’t even got started before I had to (admittedly re-) learn how to do a provisional cast on using a crochet hook.
It is not a difficult process but one that means you work from an edge that can be undone and added to at a later date.
This is what it looks like once you have started with the yarn you are knitting with:
Looking good so far 🙂 There will be more ‘firsts’ for me on this pattern coming up!