What does intended ease mean in knitting?
If you want your sweater to fit you the way it was designed, knitting the intended ease will make that happen. … This means you knit the size for your bust (if you measure 36″, then you’d knit the 36″) and the finished size would fit you with 2″ of extra room.
What does ease of fit mean?
In this video, I explain each of these concepts, and why they’re important. Simply put, fit ease is the amount of ease included in your dress block, which makes the dress wearable (and allows you to breathe!). Without fit ease, the dress would fit like a sausage casing – skin-tight, and difficult to move when wearing.
What does Recommended ease mean?
Before selecting a pattern, we suggest spending some time discovering your preferred ease in a garment and recording your key measurements for quick reference. … Ease is simply the difference between your body measurements and those of the finished garment.
What is negative ease in knitting socks?
Negative ease concerning socks means that the finished sock circumference measures smaller than the intended wearer’s foot circumference. … If you knit your sock to your exact measurements, you’ll have ill-fitting socks that won’t stay on and won’t support all the foot contours, leaving floppy glops of fabric.
How do you calculate negative ease?
The way to figure out if a pattern has negative ease is to compare the Body Measurements Table (that’s the size of your body) and the Finished Garment Measurements Table (that’s the size of the garment). If the Finished Garment Measurement is BIGGER than the Body Measurement – that’s positive ease.
What does finished bust mean?
FINISHED Bust Measurement
What it IS: A measurement of the finished GARMENT, after it is knitted, blocked, and seamed (if needed). As such, it includes any positive or negative ease desired for the proper fit.
What is functional ease?
Functional (wearing) ease: the ease needed in a garment so someone can “wear” the garment or “function” within it. This is usually a small amount of ease.
Which place is most popular for knitting?
Germany is a top one, with its long history of textile and crafts. It’s known for producing high quality yarn and unique brands who make fabulous rich colours of yarns with various textures. Canada is also famed for knitting, which is understandable as a country that suffers harsh winters!