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Old 03-12-2007, 07:12 PM   #1
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Gauge question
What kind of stitch do you use to determine gauge?
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Old 03-12-2007, 07:17 PM   #2
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Patterns will tell you what stitch. Often it is stockinette stitch, but not always. Sometimes there is a specific stitch pattern that they want you to use. Just look in the GAUGE part of the pattern and it will tell you.
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If you're trying to get the gauge that's on the pattern label, it's stockinette. However, that's not as important as a pattern gauge. Label gauges are more for determining the `weight' of a yarn, as in - worsted, DK, sport, fingering, etc. It's the pattern gauges you want to try to get and each pattern is different - even with the same yarn.

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