Trade Secrets à la Koval. Gauge Swatch
|August 20, 2012||Filled under Trade Secrets à la Koval|
Making sure your stitches are consistently the right size is very important when crocheting. And even if I perfectly understand it, I always hated to do that boring part – checking the crochet gauge… until I found pretty comfy and easier for me (and not least—much faster!) way to do it: work 3 full rows of swatch to check number of stitches and then continue work only on first 6-8 stitches (leaving rem sts unworked) to check rows gauge.
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You may already be familiar with some of these tricks and sure I may not be the first to employ or invest these techniques, but I will be glad if you find something new and useful here.
If you have how-to-questions about techniques I use in my patterns, please feel free to ask them here and I’ll do my best to create the tutorial or give helpful tips at least.
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