Whatever the gauge of the pattern or the yarn label, your gauge is your gauge. You may have a looser row gauge than the pattern or label says. That's more manageable than stitch gauge. I'd focus on the stitch gauge and you can compensate for the row gauge by knitting fewer rows if need be.
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