For the gauge it says: "8 sts=1", 9 rnds=1" using size 3 needles over Fair Isle pattern.
So do they expect me to cast on a few stitches on dpn to be able to work in the ROUND? They don't say how many stitches to cast on for this gauge.
Thank you for any help.
To do a swatch in the round. cast on enough for more than 4 inches and knit across for the first row on a circ or dpn.
Then, rather than turning the work, slide the stitches to the other end and knit them again, loosely draping the yarn across the back. This way it measures your gauge for knitting every row rather than purling.
If you have enough yarn, you could also knit across, break the yarn, slide, and knit across again.
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