I have written a LOT about gauge. In fact, just put “gauge” in the search field of this blog and you’ll see just how much I have written about it. In my video sweater classes, we always have gauge tutorials and explore the wonderfully powerful thing that can happen when we don’t get gauge…on purpose. […]
I have written about gauge many times. I think about gauge, I teach gauge, I believe in gauge. I’ve filmed a video for a special cast on for gauge, written about how to measure when you can’t see your stitches, how to block your swatch, secrets of row gauge and how to swatch for in the […]
I have written about gauge many times. I think about gauge, I teach gauge, I believe in gauge. I’ve filmed a video for a special cast on for gauge, written about how to measure when you can’t see your stitches, how to block your swatch, and how to swatch for in the round projects. Today it’s […]
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 […]
Yeah, yeah, yeah (you’re probably thinking), I know I need to make a gauge swatch. This isn’t about the need or even the how, but the what the heck do you do when . . . . Measuring in Knitting – The X-Ray So as many of you that have taken my gauge class knows, […]
Blocking Tips – How to Block a Gauge Swatch I was recently swatching for a new design and I was truly practicing what I teach. I thought I’d take a second to talk about the most commonly asked questions I get, how (and why) to block a gauge swatch.
This cardi is sure to become one of your favorite wardrobe staples. Perfect for cool summer evenings and keeping off the chill in the air-conditioning.
As with all my KALs / sweater classes, the pattern will come with hours of video tutorials, knitting how-tos and gauge modifications.
This a Video Sweater class. Get all the video tutorials build right in!
The pattern includes over 23 video links, 9 tools and tutorials. The video links will never expire (RED links in pdf); play them from your computer.
Jump in ANYTIME! The videos will never go away!
“A perfect matched set for some light colorwork! This fun and easy slip stitch knitting pattern is worked in the round and you will carry the unused color by bringing the new yarn under the old.
The hat can be worn with the ribbing unfolded for a longer hat or fold the ribbing over for a shorter hat. This is intentional design features the softness and body of the Water Street yarn.
The wristers simple geometric design looks complex, but is so simple you won’t believe how quickly they knit up! “
Build a Better Fabric: Perfect Your Knitting Technique June 26: 1:30 – 3:30 EDT (1 spot left) or June 27: 1:30 – 1:30 EDT (fewer than 5 spots left) Build a Better Fabric: Perfect Your Knitting Technique We know how to knit, but do we know how to build a perfect fabric? […]