Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 10-04-2005, 11:48 AM   #1
beckylynn13
Casting On
 
Join Date: Jan 2005
Location: Baltimore, MD
Posts: 4
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Any hints on weaving in loose ends with very loose stitches?

:XX:
I am knitting a blanket on size 17 circulars, and even though I love how it's turning out, I am not looking forward to weaving in all the loose ends :( On tighter knits, I can usually weave ends in on the wrong side and they don't come undone. But I am afraid with this blanket because it is so loose that any woven ends will come right out. Any hints? I don't want to have to tie any knots, but I also don't want all my work to come undone!
beckylynn13 is offline   Reply With Quote

 

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

Old 10-04-2005, 12:15 PM   #2
knitqueen
Grafting the Toe
 
knitqueen's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2005
Location: Western Canada
Posts: 4,246
Thanks: 139
Thanked 148 Times in 132 Posts
When you add a new ball of yarn, you can weave the ends right into your knitting. That way, you don't have to weave in anything at the end, and the joins should be fairly secure with the new yarn knitted right in.

Check out the knit-in join.
knitqueen is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-04-2005, 12:25 PM   #3
Ingrid
Moderator
Mod Squad
 
Ingrid's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2005
Location: Pleasant Valley, NY
Posts: 29,583
Thanks: 21
Thanked 2,244 Times in 1,838 Posts
For the ends that you already have, use a sharper needle and weave them through the yarn, not just under and around it.
__________________
"Trust the pattern!"

Time flies like an arrow, but fruit flies like a banana.

Hop aboard while we follow the cloud-covered van of knitting harmony, man!! Woooo!! --Hedgehog

IngridKH on Ravelry
Ingrid is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-07-2005, 11:24 PM   #4
beckylynn13
Casting On
 
Join Date: Jan 2005
Location: Baltimore, MD
Posts: 4
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
weaving in loose ends with loose stitches
Thanks so much for your quick replies! I ended up using a combination of both, and it worked out great.
beckylynn13 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
Weaving in loose loose ends double LoveBugAngel How-to Questions 5 01-31-2012 08:47 PM
Question on weaving in ends in big loose stitches melbell How-to Questions 2 04-06-2011 09:41 PM
What to do with loose ends? melawson How-to Questions 3 11-23-2006 02:07 PM
Knitting in loose ends... jflocken How-to Questions 2 07-14-2006 03:22 AM
Loose ends? HELP PLEASE? AprilBxoxo How-to Questions 1 06-26-2006 02:03 PM

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 12:31 AM.