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Learn the Importance of Gauge: Prevent Your Next Garment Disaster
Webinar with Simona Merchant-Dest
When you pick your next project, buy fabulous yarn, it's hard not to want to dive right into the knitting. But, every knitter has heard about having to make the pesky gauge swatch! Learn the importance of this knitting tool in this webinar hosted by Simona Merchant-Dest.
Instead of relying on pure luck for your next knitting project, learn how to interpret and understand your gauge. It will save you hours of knitting, money spent on yarn, and that dreaded feeling when you've finished and the garment doesn't look quite right.
To achieve a perfect fit with confidence requires more than just making a swatch. You need to match the gauge at which you knit with the gauge of a pattern, and there are sure ways to do just that. To attain intended fit and obtain the correct and true gauge, you need to take into consideration many more factors than just the yarn, needles size and a swatch.
Simona will teach you how to make a gauge swatch that matters. She will equip you with the tools you need to achieve your desired fit with no guesswork and with confidence! She will show you how to measure your gauge correctly, what true gauge is and what other factors need to be taken into account before you cast on and start knitting.
With these handing tools, your next knitting project will fit correctly and look exactly the way you had intended, no luck required!
Join Simona for this webinar and save your next knitting disaster!
This webinar is for knitters of all skill levels. You should attend this webinar if you're a:
About Simona Merchant-Dest:
Simona is knitwear and crochet designer, teacher and a co-author of the best-selling book The Art of Seamless Knitting. She’s been a guest on the Knitting Daily Show. Her designs have been featured in most national and international knitting magazine and books such as Interweave Knits and Interweave Crochet, Vogue Knitting, Knitters Magazine to name just a few. She was a Creative Director and Project Coordinator for Mission Falls yarns and worked as a Technical Design Interpreter for a fashion designer Anna Cohen’s Imperial Knits Collection for Imperial Yarns.
Simona was born in the Czech Republic and her distinguished style in her design has a punch of European flare. She is not only a distinguished knitting and crochet designer and instructor, she is also an expert in technical aspects of achieving impeccable construction of knitted and crochet garments. She loves sharing the knowledge, the experience and the passion she has for technical and analytical side of behind-the-scenes of constructing knitwear and crochet-wear that is flattering and fits.
Since I watched this webinar, I knit bigger, better swatches. It really is all in the swatch!
(Posted on 12/13/13)