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Re: carrying colors
Posted by: Alex (IP Logged)
Date: February 11, 2009 09:21AM

You can strand the unused color along the back (as in Fair Isle knitting), but that's not a happy solution when you are making an item that reverses - especially when baby fingers are tempted to pull those strands.

A better solution is to crochet over the unused color. Just lay the strand on top of the next stitch and sandwich it inside your next new stitch. There may be a little peekaboo effect, but it is rarely a problem unless the colors are extreme contrasts. I've never let it bother me.

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  carrying colors lovemyneedlecrafts 02/10/2009 11:53PM
  Re: carrying colors Alex 02/11/2009 09:21AM

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