i love working with pam. she (obviously) knows so much about designing knitwear, techniques...etc...so i'm always learning. sometimes it's something major in regards to shaping or construction, but sometimes it is just a wee little tip like the one above. make eyelets in your swatch to indicate what size needle you used...5 eyelets = US size 5 needle. maybe everyone does this? i don't know. but, i can never remember what size i used when i look at old swatches, so for me, it is just another reason i believe she is a genius!