How do you join yarn?
Bring the old yarn up above the new yarn and knit the next stitch. Bring the new yarn up from underneath the old yarn and knit the next stitch. Continue knitting alternating between old and new yarn, always bringing your old working yarn up above the new yarn and your new working yarn up underneath the old yarn.
Does the magic knot ever come undone?
Essentially what you are doing is felting the two ends of the yarn together to form an even join. Here’s a very helpful video on how to Spit-Splice. Magic Knot: It truly is a magical knot that won’t come undone! … Also, knots usually work their way to the front of the project, so they become visible.
Should I ball my yarn?
If you are working with yarn in a hank like LB Collection Organic Wool, winding the yarn into a ball is the best way to prevent tangling as you work. After unfolding the hank, loop it around a swift (or chair back, or the hands of a willing friend) to keep it stable as you follow the steps below to wind it into a ball.