This category brings together pages about knitting terminology.
“Decreasing is a general term for a technique that reduces the number of columns of stitches a...Decrease
“Gauge describes the "tightness" or "looseness" of the stitches in a knitted piece and determines...Gauge
“Blocking is a finishing process done after a knit piece has been removed from the needles. When...Blocking
“Most patterns will specify a target Gauge that must be met in order to ensure proper sizing...Gauge swatch
“There are three primary scales on which the size of Knitting needles are measured: the US...Needle size
“Casting on is the process of creating the initial foundation for a knitted piece. Various...Cast on