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How to strand and weave Fair Isle motifs using both hands-2

Using the working (white) yarn held in the right hand to weave in the float (pink) yarn held in the left hand
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Step 1

Insert the tip of the RH needle into the next stitch, wrap the float (pink) yarn held in the left hand around the tip of the RH needle from back to front and from right to left.

How to strand and weave Fair Isle motifs using both hands-2

Step 2

Wrap the right-hand, working (white) yarn around the tip of the RH needle as if to knit. Draw the left-hand, float (pink) yarn away as the stitch is knitted with the right-hand, working (white) yarn.

How to strand and weave Fair Isle motifs using both hands-2
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How to strand and weave Fair Isle motifs using both hands-2
Using the working (white) yarn held in the right hand to weave in the float (pink) yarn held in the left hand

Step 1

Insert the tip of the RH needle into the next stitch, wrap the float (pink) yarn held in the left hand around the tip of the RH needle from back to front and from right to left.

How to strand and weave Fair Isle motifs using both hands-2

Step 2

Wrap the right-hand, working (white) yarn around the tip of the RH needle as if to knit. Draw the left-hand, float (pink) yarn away as the stitch is knitted with the right-hand, working (white) yarn.

How to strand and weave Fair Isle motifs using both hands-2