How many times have you knit something that just didn’t fit? Have you ever had colors run or fade when you washed your sweater?
So many knitting disasters can be avoided by swatching and dressing your swatch. Machine knitters have NO EXCUSE for not swatching! We can knit multiple swatches quickly, testing stitch patterns and tensions. Since we don’t have a lot of time invested, we can do the “throw-it-in-the-wash-with-jeans” test to see if a washable yarn will hold up. Continue reading