Frequent question: How do you change yarn colors when knitting stripes?

How do you change yarn from one color to another?

HOW TO CHANGE YARN COLORS WHEN KNITTING IN 4 EASY STEPS

  1. STEP 1: INTRODUCE NEW YARN. To begin to change yarn colors, make a little loop hook with your new yarn. …
  2. STEP 2: KNIT NEW YARN THROUGH. Knit the second yarn color through. …
  3. STEP 3: CONTINUE KNITTING WITH THE NEW YARN. …
  4. STEP 4: CUT AND WEAVE IN OLD YARN ENDS.

How do you knit stripes without breaking yarn?

To avoid weaving in extra yarn tails, you can change to a new color without breaking off the old one. After changing colors, carry the unused strand loosely up the back of the work and twist it around the current color to anchor it to the wrong side of the piece.

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