Tuesday Tip – Gauge Swatch Cast On
If you’ve watched my DVD Patty’s Knitting Bag of Tricks, you know all about the sad frown cast on and how we can avoid it.
A too tight cast on can really create a gauge swatch that can lie to you. In this Tuesday Tip I wanted to share one of my favorite gauge tricks –
Gauge Swatch Cast On!
When we do a gauge swatch we want the fabric of our swatch to behave like the fabric of our project. That means not having it constrained by a cast on or bind off edge.
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