For most knitters, swatching is a chore done to check gauge and not everyone is convinced by the phrase "take time to save time". In my studio, swatching is a big part of the creative process. I have boxes of swatches and they are just as important as any reference book in my library.
Of course, I swatch to check gauge. But here are a few other reasons why swatching is a valuable part of my knitting and design process.
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