Garment care

Taking care of your knitted garments is important. If you have invested all that time and labour into knitting them, you want them to look good for as long as possible. Follow these guidelines for the best results.

Check the yam label for washing instructions. Most yarns can now be machine washed on a delicate wool cycle. Prior to washing, make a note of the measurements of the garment, such as the width and length. After washing, lay the garment flat and check the measurements again to see if they are the same. If not, smooth and pat it back into shape.

Some knitters prefer to hand wash their garments. Use soap flakes specially created for hand knits, and warm rather

Needle conversion chart

This needle conversion chart covers all the knitting needle sizes used for the patterns in this book.

UK metric

2%mm

354mm

3%mm

4/4mm

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