How do you add a new yarn color when knitting?

I am working on a baby afghan that is done in blocks of different colors and I have to change colored yarn every 44 rows and I am not sure how to do that


Asked by sdzialo at 9:53 PM on Jul. 10, 2008 in Hobbies & Crafts

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  • How Do You Change Color/Yarn When Knitting???
    Oct 21, 2006 ... How Do You Change Color/Yarn When Knitting??? ... So if I'm to merely ADD new yarn on, how does the original yarn not unravel and then how ... -

    Answer by vbruno at 11:40 PM on Jul. 10, 2008

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  • ok this is easy just tie the new color on to the old color and continue knitting.

    if you need to change colors in the middle of a row or do two colors in the same row you tie the two colors together. knit in color 1 then wrap the two colors together in a twist and knit the second color. you can carry the not justed color for three or four stitches safetly. I hope this made sense if not pm me and I will try to explain it again.

    Answer by Lyndall at 1:58 PM on Jul. 11, 2008

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  • If you are knitting straight across and changing colors, simply drop the yarn at the end of the required stitches and add the new color. when you either purl back or knit, simply drop the color you are working on, and pick up the next one. If you want you can make all the blocks seperatley and sew them together.

    Answer by KnittingKween at 11:28 AM on Jul. 12, 2008

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