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Old 04-27-2007, 09:45 AM   #1
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Gauge help
Hello all! I am having a problem that unfortunately keeps recurring. When I do my gauge, the measurement is correct regarding the width of my swatch (# of stitches), but it's always a little shorter than it is supposed to be in length. I am knitting the correct number of rows that it says to knit and can't figure out the problem. What am I doing wrong?
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Old 04-27-2007, 10:25 AM   #2
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Nothing. Row gauge is really hard to get and for nearly all patterns stitch gauge is more important anyway. Also, when you do a swatch, CO more stitches than you need for the 4" gauge; the edge stitches aren't always the same size as the middle ones.

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Old 04-27-2007, 11:31 AM   #3
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Thank you, Sue! Doing nothing sounds like an easy enough fix to me. I never thought about the edge stitches being different from the middle ones either. Good advice!
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