Tension is the most important thing in knitting. I can almost hear a chorus of "I never do a tension square!"

And then it is usually followed by, but my jumper is always too big, or too small.

This doesn't have anything to do with the way you knit. It is to do with this teeny tiny thing called tension.

Click here if you want to know more. As I tell my peeps who attend my Professional Finishing workshops, these are the rules, once you know them its up to you to ignre them, but it's good to know them!

I've also made a video showing you how to measure your tension, click here to see it.