One swatch, one gauge, and your done! This book includes 7 complete patterns using the any yarn. ( use from fingering to bulky weight). Start with a gauge swatch, write it down, the go to page 4 to the “Get your gauge and go”. You can use all patterns in this book with whatever your gauge is. Perfect book to keep in your library! Great, easy patterns that make perfect gifts too! How about some slippers for someone in the hospital. Or a modern, “wear with anything ” cardigans, or try a hat too. Fun and fast patterns to make, so this would be great to add to your own wardrobe too. This book would be the perfect gift for your knitting friend!