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Old 06-09-2007, 05:52 PM   #2
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I usually just keep the strands across the back loosely. There really isn't any need to twist them--I think you're making a lot of extra work for yourself. If you keep the yarns in the same place as you go--one on 'top' of the other--then you should never have to untangle your yarns. When I say 'on top,' I mean like this--

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I don't know that there'd be any drawback in the end product, but I also don't see any advantage. If you have a long strand in back, then you should catch it to keep it from being too long, but otherwise it's not necessary to do anything special.
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