Become a Knitting Superstar™
Become a Knitting Superstar™
Become a Knitting Superstar™
Become a Knitting Superstar™
Become a Knitting Superstar™

Gauge

Gauge is the number of knit stitches and rows that fit into a specified unit of measurement, usually one inch. It’s important because if your stitches are too big or too small, your project will be too big or too small.

Checking Your Gauge

How to Check Your Gauge in the Round

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To check your gauge in the round, make a swatch on Magic Loop or DPNs and hold your gauge-checker over the stitches. Count how many stitches are in one inch.

Gauge – How to Check Your Gauge on Flat Knitting

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Getting Gauge

How to Make a Gauge Swatch, Check Gauge, and Adjust Needle Size to Get Gauge

How to check your gauge on flat knitting, tips for marking your gauge swatch with knots in the tail to remember what size needles you used, and how to know whether to increase or decrease needle size.

 

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