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Old 03-17-2012, 10:46 AM   #1
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Do I cut the yarn or can I carry it through?
Hi there. I am really new at knitting and I am attempting to knit a sweater for my baby. I am working on the Tricolor Ensemble by Doreen Marquart. So the pattern says to do 5 garter stitches in blue at the beginning of the row, switch to green do the row and then go back to blue for the last 5 garter stitches in the row. Do I cut the blue yarn every time or do I pull it all the way over from one end to the other, how do you do that? Thanks.
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Old 03-17-2012, 11:01 AM   #2
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It sounds like you need to drop the blue yarn, knit across with the green and then use a new end of yarn (from a new ball or the other end of a skein) for the last 5 sts. When you switch yarn colors, you need to carry one strand over the other so that the yarns are twisted and you don't leave a hole. See the video on intarsia knitting here for help if you need to.
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