Tired of struggling to knit a swatch that matches gauge?

Discover the secret to getting perfect gauge every time

Hosted by Johnny Vasquez • Founder of The Yarnist

Fall In Love With Gauge Swatches

For many, knitting a gauge swatch is a big pain in the peach. But this much rushed step is the key to better fitting projects, and hassle free knitting.

In this 90 minute workshop you’ll learn everything you need to know to knit a great gauge swatch, including how to troubleshoot common issues.

By the end of this class you’ll begin to love this important part of the knitting process.

Here's What You'll Learn

Proper Swatch Sizing

Learn the ins and outs of sizing your swatch so you get the most accurate measurements possible.

Perfect Measurements

Discover the correct way to measure your swatch so you get consistent results every time.

Fixing Issues

You're not always going to match gauge on the first try. We'll show you how to fix common problems.

Choosing The Right Tools

There are lots of ways to measure gauge. We'll show you the tools you'll need and how to use them.

Swatching In The Round

This technique is essential for projects knit in the round. It can be tricky, but we'll make it easy.

Expand Your Skillset

Learning new techniques helps you adapt to different knitting situations, making you a more FEARLESS KNITTER.

What People Are Saying About Us

"This was my first online knitting course ever. Thank you! I have tried knitting socks before but got stuck and I’m feeling quite confident, now.

I appreciate your patience and explanation!"
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"I have avoided charts but now I'm excited to use them and learn to use them better.

Thank you!"

Dara Meunier
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"This was so informative, with so many helpful tips yet very clear and concise! Really well done!

Can't wait to take another class!"

Karin Diehm
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About Your Instructor

Johnny Vasquez

Since 2011 Johnny has been teaching people to Knit Without Fear through his 1,000+ YouTube tutorials and dozens of online classes.

In 2022 he launched The Yarnist, a daily knitting newsletter exploring the culture of knitting from multiple angles.

Originally from Southern California, he currently lives in Tallinn, Estonia.

Are You Ready To Master Knitting Gauge Swatches?


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Currently we only have the ability to stream the classes.

A ball of yarn you can practice with and knitting needles in an appropriate size for that yarn.

There are plenty of great free tutorials on this topic.

However this workshop provides some additional benefits not available on YouTube:

  1. No annoying ads interrupting your learning.
  2. Time to practice along with the instructor.
  3. All of the best tips on this topic put into one epic training.

We spend a lot of time researching everything you need to know to get started, along with common mistakes, and alternative techniques you might not be aware of.

We’ve put all of this in one place so you don’t have to waste your time searching for it.

Yes, we have included a simple scarf pattern, ideal for practicing this technique.