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Old 03-25-2013, 08:35 PM   #1
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How Do I Change Colors When Slipping First Stitch? PLEASE Help!
Hi! I am knitting a garter stitch scarf, and I am slipping the first stitch of every row. I was just wondering... how do I change colors when I am slipping the first stitch? I know how to change colors but I am worried about the slipping part. Any help is greatly appreciated! Please respond!

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Old 03-25-2013, 08:56 PM   #2
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You can knit the last stitch on the previous row with the new color, but it may not show so much.
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Old 03-25-2013, 11:54 PM   #3
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What do you mean it may not show so much?
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Old 03-26-2013, 12:11 AM   #4
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Because changing colors in garter shows the other color just slipping the stitch might not be as obvious as in stockinette stitch. Something like this is where you do a little sample on the side to see what different ways of working it will look like.
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Old 03-26-2013, 07:34 AM   #5
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'slipping the beginning of every stitch' baffles me ...
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If you read it as: Slipping the beginning stitch of every row, I think it may be clearer.
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Old 03-27-2013, 01:20 AM   #7
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You can knit the last stitch on the previous row with the new color
So you mean that if I change to a new color at the last stitch of my row, then start a new row with that new color, then slip that first stitch and continue to knit regularly as usual, I will have successfully changed colors and the stripes of color will come out evenly?
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So you mean that if I change to a new color at the last stitch of my row, then start a new row with that new color, then slip that first stitch and continue to knit regularly as usual, I will have successfully changed colors and the stripes of color will come out evenly?
Yes it should; try it with a sample piece to see how it works.
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