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strawberry 12-11-2007 05:16 PM

knit one color yarn then add another color
 
I am knitting legwarmers and am using dark brown yarn for 9 rows then switching to beige and knitting it for 9 rows my problem is the dark brown is showing up when I overlap the beige yarn is there a video somewhere where I can see what mistake I'm doing or can someone tell me what I'm doing wrong.
frustrated
Thank you

The.Knitter 12-11-2007 05:52 PM

Are you doing a stockinette stitch? If so are you adding the colour on a knit row? If you add it on a purl row, it will show on the RS. Try adding your next colour on a knit row. The only place it will show then is on the WS. Good luck!

MerigoldinWA 12-11-2007 06:44 PM

Another idea... If you are doing ribbing, add a row of the new color in plain knit, on the right side, or purl on the wrong side before resuming the rib, it will make the change crisp.


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