FAQ: How To Add A Ball Of Yarn When Knitting?

How do you join a new ball of wool in knitting at the end of a row?

To join yarn at an edge, you can use either of these methods:

  1. Knit the first stitch of the next row with both ends held together, drop the old strand, and carry on.
  2. Knit the first few stitches with the new yarn only, stop, and tie the two ends together temporarily in a bow to secure them.

What is a Russian Join in knitting?

The Russian join is a method for joining two pieces of yarn and can be used to join a new color or simply to add a new ball of the same color. This join is very secure and does not leave any ends to weave in.

How do you twist two strands of yarn together?

Hold the 2 thinnest yarns together with one set of fingers and then hold the other 2 separately. Keep the yarns even and pull a length of both from the ball. Take the spindle in your right hand and the yarns in your left hand and begin by spinning the drop spindle from the shaft in the proper direction.

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