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The right stripes

There are two main ways of working stripes and which method to choose depends on the width and frequency of each colour change.

  • The right stripes - Step 1

    Step 1

    WIDE STRIPES

    On wide bands of colour it is best to cut the yarn each time you want to introduce a new shade. Simply start knitting with the new colour at the start of the next row.

  • The right stripes - Step 2

    Step 2

    NARROW STRIPES

    If the change happens frequently over bands of just a few rows then carry the yarn up the side of the work. To switch back to a previous colour, bring the old yarn up from underneath the current yarn

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