Hello! I am trying to get gauge and I understand the concept and how to do bigger needles or yarn etc. but I’m a little confused by the project I just started. My swatch is about 8 sts off and 4 rows off that seems like so much to me. More than changing needle size would help. Not sure if I should head to the store for bigger needles or what’s wrong. I’m using same yarn and needle size as pattern.

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Mar 05, 2023
by: Ratchadawan

It could be because you knitted tight. I would get one size bigger needle and try again. What is the size of your gauge swatch ? If this is measured using 4" swatch then it may work out fine.


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