Gauge Conversion Tool

Gauge Conversion Tool Tutorial for Machine Knitting

You've found a pattern that you love. Maybe the yarn is obsolete or it's not in your budget, or you want to use something from your stash. Here's to see full description

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

Tension Setting Essentials

Tension Setting Essentials Tutorial for Machine Knitting

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 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.

Accurate Gauge Measurement

Accurate Gauge Measurement Tutorial for Machine Knitting

Measuring your swatch to find the correct gauge is the most important step in making sure your garment will fit.This tutorial covers 2 different 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

Needle Pitch - Why does it matter?

Needle Pitch - Why does it matter? Tutorial for Machine Knitting

Machine Needle Pitch refers to the distance between the needles on the needle bed. Explore the different needle pitches and why they are critical to successful to see full description

Design your own stitch patterns

Design your own stitch patterns Tutorial for Machine Knitting

When creating your own stitch patterns, it is critical to keep your gauge in mind. No matter what method you use, DAK, Pencil and Paper, Punchcards, your to see full description