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Why you should swatch every project. Even scarves.

Fiona Brennan crafts family gauge knitting needles projects swatch wool yarn

Why you should swatch every project. Even scarves.

Do you find swatching a right royal pain? You’ve got your hank all rolled up into a cake, needles at the ready and you are itching to get cast on but first you have to figure out your gauge and swatch. We all know swatching is important but sometimes it can seem a little surplus to requirements when making something without much shape, like a scarf, right? The moment I started swatching for every single project was the moment my knitting vastly improved. It was a marked difference in the finished piece as well. But swatching for everything? Including scarves?...

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