What is the best way to join yarn in knitting?
- Lay your project out in front of you with the end of your old yarn tail pointing towards you. …
- Loop the old yarn under the new yarn so it looks similar to a number “4”.
- Guide the old yarn back to the left over the new yarn, and over itself.
- Loop the old yarn under itself and pull tightly on both its ends.
How do you join in the round?
Cast on one stitch more than your desired number of stitches and arrange your needles in preparation to work in the round. Move the last cast-on stitch (the extra stitch) to the left-hand needle. Knit together the first two stitches on the left-hand needle (the first cast-on stitch and the extra stitch).
Is the Russian join strong?
Pros: Fairly neat, strong, no ends to weave in later. Suitable for all fibers. Cons: The double weight of yarn is sometimes visible. … When to use: If you’re using a plied yarn, not making a color change and need the back to look neat as well as the front.
Does the magic knot work?
The magic knot is a great way to join yarn. It’s secure and it’s another way to avoid having to weave in ends. … it can work well for socks but I do suggest you avoid placing the knot under your foot.