Have you ever worked really hard on a project, only to have your hat (or mittens or, even worse, your sweater!) turn out waaay too big? Or how about making something that ends up being entirely too small?! Well, that's exactly what can happen if you don't check your gauge before you start your project. Now, you may be wondering - what, exactly, is gauge?
Great question! Let's take a look at it and see why it's SO important!