I bought two skeins of Angel Hair yarn. One in black and the other in pink. I started knitting in garter stitch and just alternated the colors every 6 rows. However, after doing a quarter of the scarf, I don't like it. But, I don't know how to knit many other stitches. I'm pretty sure I could figure out how to knit a ribbed scarf with both colors. But, I wanted something cooler than that. I can't seem to find how to do 2 color diamonds anywhere. I'm not sure if I would be able to anyway. Then, I saw a tutorial for a basket weave stitch, but I didn't know if it was possible with 2 colors or if that would even look good. Any help would be great.
I am a beginner knitter. I have knitted 2 scarves, both with garter stitch. I have started knitting a scarf in stockinette stitch, but after doing several rows of it, I don't like the way it looks. Would a blocked stockinette stitch look good with 2 colors? If so, how do I do that?
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If you're going to do stockinette, you need to do a few rows (approx 5-6 at least) of garter stitch first so the scarf doesn't curl. Given the type of yarn you have seed stitch isn't going to show up very well. A straight ribbed scarf would look pretty. With the type of yarn you're using any stitch with a lot of definition, like seed stitch, isn't going to show up well.
In my opinion I'd suggest holding off on patterns where it shows as a diamond - that's more of an intermediate project and getting your feet wet with easier projects for now would be the best bet.
Answer by Ginger0104 at 9:05 PM on Dec. 11, 2012
Go to that site - you have to sign up to read anything, but you'll find tons of help in there. There are several ways to do what you want to do, but we only get 940 characters to answer, and that's not enough.
Answer by NotPanicking at 8:47 PM on Dec. 11, 2012
Answer by NotPanicking at 8:51 PM on Dec. 11, 2012
NP is right Raverly is a great site. Here is a link for an easy pattern. You can go to you tube and watch video's on how to start or search for the stitch you want to do,
Answer by DJDNY at 9:38 PM on Dec. 11, 2012
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