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Old 07-17-2006, 11:27 AM   #1
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clever technique for joining yarn
I found this the other day, and thought I would share it with everyone because I have never seen this technique anywhere else.

http://www.eunnyjang.com/knit/2006/02/yeah.html

Scroll down just a little bit. It's sort of like splicing except with a twist to make it easier. I tried it with a bulky yarn that I couldn't do a felted join with, and didn't want to double because it was so thick. It took a bit of practice, but it eventually worked out. I probably wouldn't use it in situations where I could do a felted join, but for the yarn I was using, I think it was the best solution.

Separately, Eunny also has some pretty detailed info on steeking. If anyone wants to try it for the first time, I think this would be a good place to start. (Some day... )
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Old 07-17-2006, 12:47 PM   #2
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That's pretty neat! I can see why you'd need to do that for something like lace or a delicate item. Thanks for sharing!
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