Every knitter has their own way of knitting and their own tension. These may slightly vary from knitter to knitter or vary a lot. Knitting styles, needle types and yarn varieties all play a part in the finished tension of a piece. That's why it's important to swatch. To knit to the same tension as specified in the pattern not...
This WIP Wednesday I am going to talk a little bit about blocking and swatching. I recently saw on a friend and colleague of ours Natalie Selles' (@leeleetea) instagram stories about how she was struggling to work out her gauge over a large area of cabled and textured stitches. Even though she had swatched for the project. She wasn't getting...