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Old 08-02-2013, 05:45 PM   #5
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Doing a gauge swatch is a way of comparing the number of stitches per inch that you get with your yarn and needles to the gauge that the pattern calls for. If you're not getting the gauge called for you can adjust by changing needle size or by altering the pattern. There's a good explanation of gauge and some videos here (about two thirds of the way down the page) that may help.
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