Gauge And Swatching in Knitting: Knitting Techniques (Video)

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Gauge and Swatching In Knitting

Gauge and swatching in knitting%image_alt% is a key step in starting a new pattern. All knitting patternsgauge and swatching in knitting tell you to check your gauge and to make a sample swatch to be sure your sizing will be correct. Now these are very sensible directions and definitely is well worth the time and effort.

Then why is it that so many knitters will skip this step? especially new knitters. Could it be that we think it is a waste of time and really not important? Well I can tell you from personal experience that nothing is further from the truth. Once I knit a gorgeous sweater%image_alt% with cabling down the front and puff sleeves, it was gorgeous and when I completed it it would have fit my five year old niece. Why did I make such a horrible error? I didn’t think it was important.

So learn from my mistake and take the time to check your gauge and make a swatch and just do it. You’ll avoid a lot of knitting heartache.

Knitting Technique: Gauge And Swatch How To (Video)

The follow video will further your knitting skills and add this knitting technique that will assist you along the way in your love of knitting, especially baby knitting patterns.

How to Knit for Beginners : Gauge & Swatching in Knitting

Learn about the importance of gauge and swatching in knitting in this free online instructional video on how to knit. Expert: Kelsey Innis Bio: Kelsey Innis has been knitting for 10 years, and am a member of several knitting organizations.

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