View Poll Results: Select all the methods you employ:
When my gauge swatch is off by 1/2 stitch per inch, I adjust by one needle size and CO the project. 3 18.75%
Swatch? I start with a sleeve and adjust needle size if needed. 4 25.00%
I have my own tricks. (Please share!) 3 18.75%
I believe in the power of the swatch and I swatch until I get it right. I don't trust shortcuts. 6 37.50%
Voters: 16. You may not vote on this poll

Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 03-24-2010, 05:15 PM   #21
Jan in CA
Mod Squad
Jan in CA's Avatar
Join Date: Oct 2005
Location: Southern CA
Posts: 38,158
Thanks: 1,723
Thanked 8,979 Times in 7,324 Posts
Cool idea, Debbie!

When asking questions ALWAYS post the name and a link for the pattern if you have it.

NEW! KH knitting video archive

Jan in CA is online now   Reply With Quote
The Following User Says Thank You to Jan in CA For This Useful Post:
Debbie (03-26-2010)


This advertising will not be shown to registered members. Join our free online community today!

Old 03-24-2010, 08:16 PM   #22
Turning the Heel
blueygh2's Avatar
Join Date: Mar 2008
Location: Somewhere in Europe
Posts: 729
Thanks: 37
Thanked 182 Times in 156 Posts
Maybe I should do some "swatch hats" as well, and depending on how they turn out, I can give them to different people-....
The ways of Yarn are inscrutable.

I'm NOT a "miss", I'm a lady!
blueygh2 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-26-2010, 08:12 PM   #23
Site Admin
amy's Avatar
Join Date: Nov 2004
Location: Western Massachusetts
Posts: 3,807
Thanks: 354
Thanked 775 Times in 162 Posts
Debbie, that's a great use of a swatch! I love it.
KnittingHelp Queen Bee

“It is not because things are so difficult that we do not dare; it is because we do not dare that they are difficult.”
— Seneca
amy is offline   Reply With Quote
The Following User Says Thank You to amy For This Useful Post:
Debbie (03-26-2010)

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
My gauge swatches. Ronda General Knitting 6 10-06-2008 03:48 AM
Gauge swatches Mommy22alyns General Knitting 11 05-18-2007 05:55 PM
What is the deal with my gauge swatches? Lousli How-to Questions 8 10-29-2006 03:37 PM
Use for those 4 x 4 gauge swatches Louine General Knitting 5 03-06-2006 11:36 AM

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 10:09 PM.