Ok so I have only done scarves (and one hat) but never to a pattern. I am working on my first pattern but it doesn’t have swatch intructions.
So I’m doing the shrug from Knitty Gritty…
Piece should measure approximately 16" at widest part and 39" in length
With size 9 needle, cast on 52 stitches in Blossom and work in stockinette for 8". Change to size 10-1/2 needles and work in stockinette for an additional 23".
Change back to size 9 needles and work an additional 8".
Piece should measure 39".
I think the yarn I am using is thinner than the yarn they used.
How would should I measure this?