Carrying Two Colors for Knit Stripes in the Round

Minimizing the number of yarn tails to be woven in later.
Minimizing the number of yarn tails to be woven in later.

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.

Lesson 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

Pattern: Cubicle Socks Trio
Yarn: Ewe Ewe Yarns Fluffy Fingering
Needles: skacel by addi FlexiFlips Bamboo


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