Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 08-02-2009, 04:19 PM   #1
SimplySue
Casting On
 
Join Date: Jul 2009
Posts: 4
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
changing colors
Hello,

Beginner here. I bought a simple pattern book with dishcloths. I thought it might be a good way to learn the patterns. I did one with great success. Now I picked one with a basketweave. It's so pretty but it works with two colors. It says not to cut it. Hmmmmm! One video I watched tells to do just that. Another says to knit with both yarns at the same time. Any suggestions????


The pattern also says to turn..Not sure what to do with that. Do I turn the whole piece around? That's what I'm thinking.

Any help appreciated.

Sue
SimplySue is offline   Reply With Quote

 

This advertising will not be shown to registered members. Join our free online community today!

Old 08-02-2009, 05:25 PM   #2
nemaent
Ribbing the Cuff
 
Join Date: Jul 2009
Posts: 80
Thanks: 13
Thanked 21 Times in 21 Posts
Check out the intarsia video on this site. Very helpful for 2 color knitting.

When the instructions say "turn work", you are right - you do just that. You'll be knitting stitches that you've already knitted without finishing the row, most likely. Does that sound right?
nemaent is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-03-2009, 12:50 AM   #3
MerigoldinWA
Grafting the Toe
 
MerigoldinWA's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2007
Posts: 5,143
Thanks: 1,177
Thanked 1,834 Times in 1,737 Posts
I don't think you have given enough information for us to be sure what it is asking you to do. Could you show a picture and/or quote some of the pattern (not the whole pattern) so we can see what is happening? I'm wondering if it could be entrelac? With that I believe you turn and pick up stitches along a side or some such think (I haven't done entrelac). Entrelac can use two colors and looks like a basketweave. You could do a search for instructions for entrelac and see if that is what it is.
__________________
MerigoldinWA is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Changing Colors learich General Knitting 1 07-10-2011 05:47 PM
changing colors sissyv How-to Questions 2 03-27-2010 01:10 PM
changing colors fancy_polar01 Crochet! 2 03-08-2009 07:12 PM
Changing Colors Ellie528 How-to Questions 3 11-25-2007 09:20 PM
Changing Colors Jolie Springer How-to Questions 2 07-13-2006 03:59 PM

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 03:51 PM.