Carrying Two Colors for Knit Stripes in the Round

Once again, I’ll confess, I don’t like weaving in yarn tails. So, when I’m knitting stripes in the round, like for these Cubicle Socks, I usually carry the yarns up the inside instead of cutting and joining each time I change colors.

Even though it creates a slight ridge on the inside, I think it’s often neater and easier than weaving in dozens of yarn tails for a small project like this.

Episode Notes

Introduction - 0:00
Which Way to Twist - 0:55
How to Twist When Continuing in the Same Color - 1:52
How to Twist When Changing Colors - 3:06
Final Notes -  5:08

Needles: Skacel by addi FlexiFlips Bamboo

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Thanks Ewe Ewe Yarns for providing yarn and to Skacel for providing the addi needles used in this tutorial. The needles are available locally at many yarn shops and online at Makers' Mercantile.

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Knitting Tutorial: Learn how to minimize your yarn tails when knitting multicolor stripes in the round.
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