Gauge swatches of Varying Sizes

How do you feel about rules? Some people want rules because they create structure and others don’t want them because they feel restricted by them.

Knitting doesn’t really have rules. Yeah, I know. Right now you might be churning with the need to say “But---!” or nodding your head and maybe feeling relieved. But it’s the honest truth. There are however, a lot of guidelines out there to help you make decisions. One thing I hope to cover frequently on this blog are what kind of guidelines there are, and what happens when you ignore them.

Let’s start with gauge.

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