Episode 18: Gauge

Tiffany and Lisa talk all things gauge, from gauge swatches, to imperial – metric (or vice versa) conversions, to why gauge matters.

Needle and Hook makers
Hand Carved Hooks: Instagram and Website (has some knitting needles)
KnitBrooks: Instagram and Website
Miramar Woods: Instagram and Website
Chiaogoo Knitting Needles

Knit and Crochet Designer
Pink Plumeria Maui: Instagram

Articles on conversion rates in knitting and crochet
Tabitha’s Heart
Kristina Mcgrath

I went on a bit of a rant about personalizing patterns for every maker. It’s impossible for every designer to predict every knitters body needs. Some things, like bust darts, are so completely individual that adding them to patterns can become impractical. To assist our designers and makers, I am linking two resources that will start you thinking about bust darts and hopefully help you create your own.

What is a Bust Dart
Interweave Press, Bust Dart Calculator

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