How do you start a new color when knitting?
Drop the First Color and Start the Second
When you’re ready to start working the second color, simply drop the first color and pick up the yarn for the second color. Leave a yarn tail of at least six inches on your new color. This will make it easy to weave the ends in securely when you finish the knitting.
What is Join with slip stitch?
You can also use a slip stitch to join the end of rounds. The slip stitch will connect the last stitch of the round to the first stitch of that same round. When you have finished the last stitch of the round, insert your hook into the top of the first stitch of the round.
How do you add a new ball of yarn at the beginning of a row?
Knit three or four stitches with both yarns held together, leaving a tail of a few inches on each ball. Then drop the old yarn and continue knitting with the new yarn. Once you’ve knit a couple of rows after the join, gently tug the work to even out the tension a bit.
What is intarsia technique in knitting?
Intarsia is a knitting technique used to create patterns with multiple colours. As with the woodworking technique of the same name, fields of different colours and materials appear to be inlaid in one another, fit together like a jigsaw puzzle.
Do you slip first and last stitch?
On the purl side, or wrong side, follow the same steps: slip the first stitch without knitting or purling, purl the rest of the stitches except for the last one, knit the last stitch.