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Trade Secrets à la Koval. Gauge Swatch

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.


Gauge Swatch


A PDF version is available for download on the right >>>

Download: gauge_swatch
Updated: August 20, 2012
Size: 97.5 KiB


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.


Happy Monday everyone!! Have a wonderful week, even if…



2 Responses to Trade Secrets à la Koval. Gauge Swatch

  1. 1
    judy orrego says:

    Thanks for sharing!!! Have a happy and productive week! :)

  2. 2
    Ayesha says:

    Thanx Alla you’re a gem X)
    I find it so boring myself i mostly skip on it praying that things turn out fine lolzzz

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