Swatching is not Optional!
Importance of Gauge
Handy Knit it Now Tools
Green, Yellow, Blue Gauge Rulers
Hand knitters can change needle sizes to adjust the gauge of their knitting. Another of the many advantages of machine knitting is to quickly make tension changes with both the carriage tension dial and the mast tension setting.
- Quickly match a pattern gauge
- Change gauge while knitting for interesting texture and fabric
- Improve the quality of your knitting with gauge changes
- Troubleshoot knitting problems with gauge changes