WHY BOTHER KNITTING A SWATCH? | swatching basics for beginner knitters + crochet!

WHY BOTHER KNITTING A SWATCH? | swatching basics for beginner knitters + crochet!





Swatching! Do you love knitting swatches? Or do you avoid it at all costs? This video introduces the basics of knitted and crochet swatches, and explains a lot of fundamental terms for this surprisingly-controversial activity!

What’s your feeling on swatching? Let me know in the comments below 🙂

This video covers:
-What is a swatch
-How are knitted & crochet swatches different from other crafts
-What tension means in knitting & crochet
-What does gauge mean
-How large to knit a swatch
-How to measure a swatch
-Why swatching isn’t a waste of time or yarn!
-When you can avoid knitting swatches

SWATCHING VIDEO SERIES:
This tutorial is Video 1 in my swatching series….
2. How to knit a swatch:
3. How to knit a swatch in the round: (upcoming – subscribe for notifications)
4. Troubleshooting tension & gauge, plus Q&A (upcoming – subscribe for notifications)

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