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Old 08-27-2013, 09:25 PM   #1
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Switching Colors Problem- Striped Scarf
Hello Everyone,

I'm brand new to knitting and have just started my first project--a striped scarf. I've been successful in switching colors the first few times, but on this stripe, the joining of the two colors is visible on the front of the scarf instead of the back, as it is in the previous stripes. Sorry, I realize this might not make sense, but I'm not familiar with specific knitting terms.

Anyway, is there a way to fix this problem, as well as preventing it from happening in the future?

I've attached a photo of the problem- hopefully you can see what I'm getting at. Any advice would be appreciated!
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Old 08-27-2013, 10:32 PM   #2
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When you switch colors, you have to knit the new color with the right side facing you.

In other words, have the side you like facing you and always knit the first row in the new color. The two-color row will show up on the back.

There is no way to fix it, just rip back to the final yellow row and start the maroon on the right side.
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Thanks so much! Your advice worked perfectly and I'm glad it was such an easy fix. Thanks again!
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