1″ Handmade Wooden GAUGE for MEASURING the Thickness of your YARN

£7.99

so you can work out your Warps, or Knitting Tension

Description

IF YOU ARE DESIGNING A NEW PROJECT FOR WEAVING

IT ALWAYS NECESSARY TO TEST YOUR YARN FOR THE THICKNESS

SO THAT YOU CAN WORK OUT HOW MANY WARPS YOU WILL NEED
AS WELL AS BEING ABLE TO WORK OUT HOW MUCH YARN!

IF YOU HAVE HAND SPUN YOUR OWN WOOL – ITS ALWAYS USEFUL TO KNOW HOW IT WILL KNIT

THESE SIMPLE LITTLE HAND MADE WOODEN GAUGES

WILL DO THAT FOR YOU – THE GAP IS EXACTLY 1″ AND YOU CAN

GET THE INFORMATION YOU NEED BY COUNTING HOW MANY WINDINGS THE YARN

NEEDS TO FILL UP THE GAP – THEY ARE CALLED WRAPS PER INCH (wpi)

SIMPLE REALLY

THEN KNITTERS CAN CONSULT THIS BLOG

Wraps per inch method

I just found the blog by doing a search for wraps per inch –
I have no connection with it, but there seem to be some good projects to make on it too!

ITS MORE DIFFICULT TO FIND ACCURATE INFORMATION FOR WEAVERS BUT TWO PLACES WILL GIVE YOU SOME INFO

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yarn_weight

AND A VERY COMPRENSIVE TABLE THAT YOU CAN EXTRAPOLATE FROM –
YOU WILL HAVE TO CREATE AN ACCOUNT TO GET IT THO’

http://www.weavingtoday.com/media/p/70/showcontent.aspx

ITS WEAVING TODAY’S MASTER YARN CHART – A FREE DOWNLOAD

PS; THE HOLE AT THE LEFT HAND SIDE OF THE GAUGES IN THE PICTURE IS FOR TYING THEM TO YOUR WORK IF NEEDED.

YOU WILL GET A RANDOM PICK OF THESE GAUGES, AS I CANNOT SELL THEM AS INDIVIDUAL WOODS AS I HAVE DONE FOR THE DROP SPINDLES!

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