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Understanding Ease in Knitting and Crochet Patterns

We get a lot of questions about ease very frequently. So I wanted to write a blog that we could share with knitters and crocheters when questions arise—this will ideally be a living document that's updated when people have questions that aren't already answered in the post. Let's begin with a discussion of what exactly… Continue reading Understanding Ease in Knitting and Crochet Patterns

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Amy’s Thread: All About Ease

What is ease and how much do you need? Ease is the difference between the finished measurements of the garment and the actual measurements of the body inside that garment. Forster from Norah Gaughan vol. 13 is an example of a sweater worn with very little ease. The pattern is written to fit 30(34-38-42-46-50-54)" but the actual… Continue reading Amy’s Thread: All About Ease