KNITTING INCREASE CALCULATOR

Use the calculator below to determine how to increase evenly across your row or round of knitting.

Current Stitch Count:

Number of Stitches to Increase:

Type in stitch counts and click Calculate


KNITTING DECREASE CALCULATOR

Use the calculator below to determine how to decrease evenly across your row or round of knitting.

Current Stitch Count:

Number of Stitches to Decrease:

Type in stitch counts and click Calculate


INCREASE STITCHES TO TAPER A STANDARD SLEEVE

To determine the number of rows in the sleeve shaping, complete the following:

(length of cuff to underarm - ribbing length - 2”) x row gauge = # of rows in sleeve shaping (round your answer to an even number)

You will begin your sleeve shaping approximately 1”/2.5cm after you complete the ribbing and end approximately 1” from the beginning of the cap shaping. Complete your sleeve cap as indicated in your pattern.

Number of rows for increase:

Number of starting stitches:

Number of ending stitches:

Type in stitch counts and click Calculate


DECREASE STITCHES TO TAPER A STANDARD SLEEVE

To determine the number of rows in the sleeve shaping, complete the following:

(length of cuff to underarm - ribbing length - 2”) x row gauge = # of rows in sleeve shaping (round your answer to an even number)

You will begin your sleeve shaping approximately 1”/2.5cm after you complete the ribbing and end approximately 1” from the beginning of the cap shaping. Complete your sleeve cap as indicated in your pattern.

Number of rows for decrease:

Number of starting stitches:

Number of ending stitches:

Type in stitch counts and click Calculate