Recent, Yarn Journal

When Is Gauge Important? (and when can a free-spirit do without?)

What is gauge? Gauge is the number of stitches and rows in a specified amount of inches (or cm). Most patterns will read something like: 15 stitches and 11 rows = 4" in single crochet. What does that mean? When you make a swatch or in the finished piece of work, 15 stitches across measures… Continue reading When Is Gauge Important? (and when can a free-spirit do without?)

Recent, Yarn Journal

When Is Gauge Important? (and when can a free-spirit do without gauge?)

What is gauge? Gauge is the number of stitches and rows in a specified amount of inches (or cm). Most patterns will read: 15 stitches and 11 rows = 4" in single crochet. What does that mean? When you make a swatch or in the finished piece of work, 15 stitches across measures 4" and… Continue reading When Is Gauge Important? (and when can a free-spirit do without gauge?)