View Single Post
Old 02-21-2007, 05:08 PM   #4
Knitting the Flap
landolphe's Avatar
Join Date: Dec 2006
Location: Homestead, FL
Posts: 342
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Send a message via Yahoo to landolphe
If you are knitting continental style, you can make your purl stitches tighter by thinking (and doing) to "press down" on the working yarn strand with your left index finger after you pickup & wrap it on the needle.

For me, this is a bit too automatic at times, so my purl gauge is almost always tighter than is my knit gauge.


OTN: ribbon yarn wrap // small wall hanging - bulky three-ply handspun, lumpy-bumpy llama yarn, & 2 colors of handspun alpaca // Fibonacci scarf // scribble scarf // handspun llama wool & mohair ski hat
landolphe is offline   Reply With Quote