I made the sugar & spice blanket from the book, ”Knitted Gifts,” by Interweave, using Drops merino extra fine yarn. I recommend buying the book to get the pattern. It turned out lovely. I am quite proud of it. Yarn Review: I used drops merino extra fine. This yarn has a tendency to grow when […]
Use this nifty tool to calculate your gauge. Measure a section of your swatch (preferably leave 3 stitches on every edge) and enter your calculations here. We’ll give you the standard 4-inch/10cm calculation. See my article on knitting gauge for more information about gauge. For your convenience, this page will save gauges, but for your […]
How to handle problems that arise with your knitting tension
Make sure your next project will fit before starting by checking gauge. Here is how.
Here is a photo of the elephant I made a while back, as a baby shower gift for a neighbor.