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Knitting 101: Swatching

Knitting 101: Swatching


A Yarn Story

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Tension or gauge samples – also known as swatches – are essential if you want to get your projects perfect. And, it’s time to confess… we know we should swatch, but how many of us actually do?

In this one-hour lesson, our knitting expert will explain why it’s important to swatch, and how it affects your work. You will also learn how to measure your samples and what to do if you need to remedy any differences. 

You will need

  • A tape measure and a calculator (or your phone!)
  • A notebook and pencil

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