How To Knit An Accurate Gauge Swatch

Typically patterns suggest that you knit a gauge swatch by casting on 20 stitches and knitting 20 rows...PLEASE don’t do that! Here’s why…

20 stitches and 20 rows is a standard that has been adopted by the industry. It DOES NOT ins

What Is Ease?

All designers add "ease" to their patterns. But what does this mean? How does it effect the fit of the finished garment? And, as a knitter, how much control do I have in determining the ease of the sweater that I am knitting?

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