How do you carry yarn on the wrong side?
Carrying on the wrong side: Carrying the yarn across the row on the wrong side of the fabric is probably the easiest method to use when working with different colors. To carry a strand on the wrong side of the fabric, work over the strand every few stitches with the second color.
What is intarsia method in knitting?
Intarsia is a knitting technique used to create patterns with multiple colours. As with the woodworking technique of the same name, fields of different colours and materials appear to be inlaid in one another, fit together like a jigsaw puzzle.
Should I go up a needle size when knitting Colorwork?
— often, it is not uncommon for knitters to knit stranded colorwork with a tighter than usual tension, due to the mechanics of alternating between multiple working yarns. Going up a needles size can help compensate for this tighter tension.
How do you add a new color yarn when knitting?
- Cut the old yarn leaving at least a 6-inch tail.
- Make a slip knot with the new yarn.
- Pass the old yarn through the slip knot.
- Slide the new yarn up to the base of the first stitch of the old yarn and tighten the slip knot.
- Continue knitting with the new ball of yarn.
How many stitches can you carry yarn?
You can carry yarn for stretches longer than 5 or 7 stitches, but pushing the traditional limits requires that you catch the float.
How many stitches can you float?
Floats are not usually caught because their colors runs are never more than 5 to 7 stitches.