To tension your yarn is to hold it comfortably in your fingers so that you can knit with it. The tension is the tightness or looseness of your stitches in consequence of how you are holding the yarn.

Definition: Tension (Verb and Noun)

To tension your yarn is to hold it comfortably in your fingers so that you can knit with it. The tension is the tightness or looseness of your stitches in consequence of how you are holding the yarn.


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Tension Trick – 3 Arm’s Lengths of Yarn

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This trick will help you get rid of any pesky tension issues that remain after you have worked on the way you hold your yarn. It has to do with how much yarn you pull out of the yarn ball when you are getting ready to knit.


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