Gauge and Drop

Gauge and Drop Tutorial for Machine Knitting

Have you ever knit a garment that ended up too long? Do you measure your swatches flat? Watch as we play with gravity.

Swatching on the Double Bed

Swatching on the Double Bed Tutorial for Machine Knitting

Swatching for a double bed fabric is the same as swatching single bed fabrics.The goal is to mark a specific number of stitches and rows in the middle to see full description

Knit a Gauge Swatch in Less than 10 Minutes

Knit a Gauge Swatch in Less than 10 Minutes Tutorial for Machine Knitting

Imagine knitting a gauge swatch in a few minutes! You can easily try out a new stitch pattern or quickly match a pattern gauge.Watch as we knit to see full description

Importance of Correct Gauge

Importance of Correct Gauge Tutorial for Machine Knitting

The only way to guarantee success in knitting is to establish your gauge BEFORE you start knitting your garment. Accurate gauge measurements are the only to see full description

Using Gauge Rulers

Using Gauge Rulers Tutorial for Machine Knitting

Gauge Rulers (scales) are NOT machine specific! They are stitch and row gauge specific. Let's explore using gauge rulers with some mystery swatches and get to see full description

Swatching is NOT Optional

Swatching is NOT Optional Tutorial for Machine Knitting

If you don't knit, dress and measure your swatches correctly, YOU WON'T HAVE SUCCESS with your knitting. PERIOD.

Get-Acquainted Swatch

Get-Acquainted Swatch Tutorial for Machine Knitting

You have a new to you yarn that you'd like to knit with and where do you start? Now the ball band may gave you some information about the suggested needles to to see full description

Swatching for Cables (shortcut)

Swatching for Cables (shortcut) Tutorial for Machine Knitting

Just like any other stitch pattern, cables impact stitch and row gauge. For accuracy, especially for an over-all cable garment, a large swatch in the cable to see full description

Troubleshooting Gauge

Troubleshooting Gauge Tutorial for Machine Knitting

Knitting a "proper" swatch is essential to establish gauge. Here are some examples of things that go wrong.

Swatching in Pattern Knitting

Swatching in Pattern Knitting Tutorial for Machine Knitting

There are a variety of techniques for creating swatches. Most machine knitters have their favorites. But what if you are working a stitch pattern? to see full description

Tuck Lessons Learned

Tuck Lessons Learned Tutorial for Machine Knitting

Measuring and calculating accurate gauge when knitting in tuck can be problematic. Here are 8 tips learned the hard way to see full description