AND NOW WE PLAY WITH THE YARN!
Gather the needles you plan to use, your cakes of yarn and first watch the 2 short videos on swatching. One explains how to experiment in several ways with colour. The other demystifies swatching in the round. Do not swatch flat and expect the most accurate assessment of your gauge. Try it in the round, it is more accurate for the way you will knit this sweater AND IT IS FASTER!
Are you all set to swatch?
We want to shift our thinking from
“Ugghh! I have to swatch?”
to ====>>> \ \ \ Woo-hoo! I GET to Swatch! / / /
So think of swatching a:
p l a y i n g with yarn
Ex p E ri m e nti NG in COLOURS!
preparation for greatness!