How to Get a Multicolor Effect when Knitting Without Variegated Yarn?

Answer When you're knitting, it can get boring just to have solid blocks of color, and in some cases even painful to the eye. Variegated yarn can usually fix this problem, but there is another solution-to... Read More »

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What do you do with the tail of yarn when you are knitting?

WeavingThe most common procedure for hiding the tail once a project is completed is to weave it into the project. Done at the end of the craft, it simply involves weaving the yarn up and down throu... Read More »

Why Does Yarn Tangle When Knitting Two Yarns Together?

Knitted fabric can be full of texture, with cables, bobbles or ribbing. Or it can be open, airy or lacy. Or it can be full of color. There are several color techniques that combine different colors... Read More »

Does it matter which way the yarn is wrapped when knitting?

On One Hand: Whatever Gets the Job DoneKnitting guru Stephanie Peal-McPhee states that there are as many ways to knit as there are knitters. Knitters like her, including prominent knitting figure E... Read More »

What does yarn forward mean when knitting?

In knitting, to "yarn forward" means the same as to "yarn over," which is a method of increasing stitches by starting with your yarn in front of the needle, on the far side of it from the knitter.R... Read More »