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Old 05-11-2009, 09:40 AM   #1
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Best Way to Join Yarns for Lace Project?
I'm using Malabrigo Lace to knit up an open lace stole/scarf. My problem is that my yarn met some type of demise and I've got several pieces of broken yarn (from the main ball) that I will need to use (for yardage).

How is the best way to join laceweight yarn so as to not show up as much in an open lace piece? I was looking at either the felted join or the Russian join (although I don't know if the yarn is thick enough to do Russian).

What do you recommend? This is my first lace weight project.
OTN: my first attempt at any type of mitten - doing fingerless


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Old 05-11-2009, 09:58 AM   #2
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Malabrigo lends itself well to the spit-splice or felted join method. You won't even know that it's there. I wouldn't mess with the Russian join unless I had yarn that wouldn't spit-splice.
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