How to knit swatches in the round - a brief tutorial

Ashley Ratnam

Posted on February 05 2018

How to knit swatches in the round - a brief tutorial

I have recently started to knit pullovers - mostly to avoid purling :) - and have noticed that my gauge while knitting flat would match that specified in the pattern but the out coming sweater fabric would be off. Much like the sleeves above. This led to some extreme frogging lately so I vowed to change my ways.

Thanks to knit stars and Andrea Mowry I now have some new skills that I will share with you! Here is a quick lesson on swatching in the round so you can avoid the recent heartache I felt.