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Re: Color Change help
Posted by: KT (IP Logged)
Date: September 16, 2009 11:51AM

When I "finish off" my yarn in crochet, I cut a 3-4 inch tail, then pull this tail through the last loop on my hook and pull tight. If I am doing a round, before I cut my yarn, I slip stitch to the top of the starting chain, or first stitch of the round to close up the round. Then I cut my tail and pull it through. Then I weave this tail into the tops of my already completed stitches.

If I am doing a color change, I work the tail into my new stitches. I lay this tail across the top of whatever stitch I am working and then work my new stitch around it so I'm encasing the tail.

Whether or not I would cut my yarn every round, or carry it up the side will depend upon the look. When I carry a color up, I work my starting chain around the old color. Sometimes it looks fine, sometimes I prefer the cleaner color breaks of cutting my yarn and starting anew each round.

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  Color Change help Robbin 09/11/2009 12:25PM
  Re: Color Change help Jane R 09/15/2009 11:08PM
  Re: Color Change help KT 09/16/2009 11:51AM

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