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Measuring your stitches

  First, knit the swatch. Second, count the stitches!     In yesterday’s post we talked a bit about swatching for your knitting projects. This is a great tool for large projects like sweaters. Once you’ve knitted your swatch, washed it, and let it dry, then use whatever tools...

Knitting a swatch

  Gauge swatches are helpful tools especially for larger knitting projects.     This week, knitter friends, we are having a peek at some key tips and tools for all knitters to keep at their fingertips. Today’s post is about swatches, also sometimes called “gauge swatches” or “tension squares,”...