How do I change colors when knitting stripes?

How do you add a new color when knitting?

Joining a new colour

  1. When you are at the point you want to change colour, take your new colour and your yarn tail and tie them together in a loose knot. …
  2. Take your right needle and insert it into your first stitch, now take your new colour and start knitting with it.
  3. When you have finished your knitting.

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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