with the intarsia i was having to cut my main color yarn too so i could connect the two in order for it to look nice.
i have a decent amount of experience and pratice with both, but neither in the round :(
withthe fair isle, i am pulling the yarn from the far side and looping it with the main color where my image begins, but when i get to the end, it has nothing to loop with since im just bringing my main color from the first side to the other, so i'm getting gaps there. because it's fairly loose, it's sloppy on the sides:
and the pattern isn't really great for fair isle either, just dont really have options:
jan- i have actually been both of those places... thank you! maybe i'm just a bad knitter... :(