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Old 02-14-2014, 12:23 PM   #1
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Knitting In Ends
What is the best needle/tool to use when weaving in ends? I made a mistake in the title of the thread, sorry.

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Knitting in ends?...
knitting needles
This would be for a knitted join.

Or weaving in ends?
crochet hook or tapestry needle.
Depends on the size of the item you are weaving the ends in on. Smaller items with tighter weave is often easier with a needle, whereas a larger item with looser weave is amenable to either.
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I'm assuming you mean weaving in the ends? If so then I use a yarn needle.
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I'm assuming you mean weaving in the ends? If so then I use a yarn needle.

YEP! It should have been weaving in the ends.
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Originally Posted by smeldsgang View Post
YEP! It should have been weaving in the ends.
I use a large tapestry needle with a bent end, weave in on the back side in a duplicate stitch for several stitches then thread back in the same direction for a few stitches to secure the end.

Here's the knitty article I still use for weaving in ends.
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Originally Posted by justplaincharlotte View Post
I use a large tapestry needle with a bent end, weave in on the back side in a duplicate stitch for several stitches then thread back in the same direction for a few stitches to secure the end.

Here's the knitty article I still use for weaving in ends.

Where do you find these?
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Originally Posted by RochesterKnitter View Post
Knitting in ends?...
knitting needles
This would be for a knitted join.

Or weaving in ends?
crochet hook or tapestry needle.
Depends on the size of the item you are weaving the ends in on. Smaller items with tighter weave is often easier with a needle, whereas a larger item with looser weave is amenable to either.

DARN! Yes, it should have been weaving in the ends.
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