A handy list of resources for knitting and crochet
A Guide to Knitting Needle Sizes
“Have you got the right needles for your project?” is a question I ask customers several times a day, and at least half of them describe their needle collection in *old money* So here’s a handy knitting needle conversion chart for those of us who want to check metric sizes vs imperial vs US.
How to Gauge Knitting Tension
Even using the same yarn and the same needles, two knitters are likely to end up with vastly different garments – and it’s down to their own individual tension (i.e. how tightly or loosely they hold the yarn). So that’s why pattern designers helpfully include tension guides – ignore them at your peril!