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Old 03-06-2013, 02:26 AM   #22
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Originally Posted by dancejunky View Post
The reason they're typically done using intarsia is that most people don't want wide floats. You could strand this and just twist the yarns in the back of the work every few sts.
I always catch the floats ever 3 or 4 stitches so that reason never crossed my mind. There is a special method for catching themselves you're not really twisting them.

The biggest problem I can see, for me anyway, is when they are done in multiple colors. You'd have to carry multiple yarns across. I usually do fair isle with two colors or at least only two colors per row.

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