Gauge

5 Ways To Improve Your Knitting

Things new knitters don’t do (that maybe they should) I have noticed a few things that experienced knitters do, but new knitters may not have learned yet. These are 5 easy ways to improve your knitting! Using your swatch for more than measuring gauge Getting to know your yarn and fibers properly Knitting on multiple …

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Match Yarn and Needles

How to match yarn and needles for knitting Today we’re diving into the art of matching yarn and needles to be able to knit with success! Do the size matter? Oh yes, when matching yarn and needles it does. The size of your needles will affect both the length and width of your finished piece …

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Knit a Baby Blanket

The easiest way to knit a baby blanket! Are you about to knit your very first baby blanket?  Or maybe you’re an experienced knitter, but curious about trying to knit without a pattern? Either case, this project is for you. There’s no pattern involved, you can use whatever yarn you prefer, and knit up any …

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Measure gauge in knitting

Measure gauge like a pro! Gauge, or tension, is a very important measurement in knitting. Gauge is determined by how many stitches and rows the yarn get you to 4 inch or 10 centimeters, depending on which length system you use.  Hold your measuring tape horisontal and count the stitches that fit in 4 inches/10 …

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