Stockinette Stitch Swatch

Stockinette Stitch Swatch

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This is an online Placemarker pattern! With Placemarker you can save your place, select your size, make notes, watch tutorials, and more.

This pattern is for knitting a small square in stockinette stitch with a garter stitch border to be used to make sure you're knitting at the correct tension for your pattern.

You should use the same yarn you will use for your finished project and the needle size you think will get you the correct gauge.

Read more on gauge and swatching here.

This pattern gives instructions for 15 different gauges and gives needle size suggestions for each one. Some patterns list their gauge as measured over 4" and some patterns, like ours, measure gauge over 1". Use the chart below to find the gauge you're supposed to get.

3 stitches per inch 12 stitches per 4 inches
3.25 stitches per inch 13 stitches per 4 inches
3.5 stitches per inch 14 stitches per 4 inches
3.75 stitches per inch 15 stitches per 4 inches
4 stitches per inch 16 stitches per 4 inches
4.25 stitches per inch 17 stitches per 4 inches
4.5 stitches per inch 18 stitches per 4 inches
4.75 stitches per inch 19 stitches per 4 inches
5 stitches per inch 20 stitches per 4 inches
5.25 stitches per inch 21 stitches per 4 inches
5.5 stitches per inch 22 stitches per 4 inches
5.75 stitches per inch 23 stitches per 4 inches
6 stitches per inch 24 stitches per 4 inches
6.25 stitches per inch 25 stitches per 4 inches
6.5 stitches per inch 26 stitches per 4 inches