The only way to know for sure what size you are is to take your measurements. Knitting patterns are usually sized by the finished chest or bust measurement, but sometimes the intended body measurement is given instead. In that case look to the schematic for the finished garment measurements.
Is there an app for knitting patterns?
Knit Counter Lite is free iPhone mobile app that keeps track of your stitch counts. This app works for knitting patterns, crochet or other projects where you need to keep track of a count.
How do you know when yarn will knit up?
The length of your yarn knitted up is generally around a third of the length of your yarn laid out straight. This is Oriana, a fingering yarn, knit on 3mm needles (somewhere between a US 2-3).
What does 100g yarn mean?
280 metres / 115g x 100g = 243 metres in 100g
We are wanting something close to the yardage of the yarn listed in the pattern: 227 metres in 100g. Using the formula the yarn that we want to substitute works out to be 243 metres in 100g, which is 16 metres more than the yarn listed in the pattern.
What’s the difference between chunky and super chunky wool?
Super-chunky is even thicker than chunky weight yarn and is the thickest and heaviest weight of yarn available. Super-chunky is often used with US11 (8mm) or larger knitting needles and a USM (9mm) or larger crochet hook. There are many different textures and materials available in chunkier yarn weights.
Is 4 ply the same as double knit?
4ply yarn is 28 stitches and 36 rows, to 10 x 10 cm, over stocking stitch, using 31/4mm needles. Double knitting (DK) yarn is 22 stitches and 28 rows, to 10 x 10 cm, over stocking stitch, using 4mm needles.
What can I use instead of Ravelry?
Alpaca – Alpaca is an iPhone app that can give you access to your Ravelry patterns, project pages, and Ravelry search without needing to be on Ravelry.
Is Ravelry good?
Ravelry has a consumer rating of 3.21 stars from 500 reviews indicating that most customers are generally satisfied with their purchases. Consumers satisfied with Ravelry most frequently mention fiber arts, white supremacy and social media. Ravelry ranks 2nd among Yarns sites.
Does Ravelry have an app?
Stash2Go (Android version) allows you to access most of the Ravelry functions on the go.
Is the first row of knitting the right side?
The first row of a knitting pattern is considered the right side, and the second row is considered the wrong side. Since one is an odd number, all of the odd rows are right side facing. The even rows are on the wrong side.
What does work in pattern mean in knitting?
Helpful knitting tips! Once the stitch or design repeat has been established, rather than continuously writing the same instructions over and over, the instructions may simply say, work in pattern.
What does knit 2 together mean?
Knit two together is the most basic method of decreasing stitches. It makes a decrease that slants slightly to the right and is often abbreviated as K2Tog or k2tog in patterns. To “knit two together” is just like making a regular knit stitch, but you work through two stitches instead of just one.