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…

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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