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.
How do you add a new color yarn when knitting?
Joining a new colour
- When you are at the point you want to change colour, take your new colour and your yarn tail and tie them together in a loose knot.
- Take your right needle and insert it into your first stitch, now take your new colour and start knitting with it.
- When you have finished your knitting.
Can you knit with 2 strands of yarn?
Double stranded knitting is probably the easiest knitting technique out there. It’s even simpler than making a slip knot. All you need to do is to take 2 strands of yarn, align them and use them as one strand when you knit. That’s it!