Changing Yarn Color When Knitting

How To : Change yarns on a knitting machine

This instructional knitting video demonstrates how to how to change to a different yarn on a circular knitting machine. Simply cut the yarn when you want to switch to a different color an tie a slipknot to the next type of yarn. It's easy!

How To : Start knitting the basics

Cat Morley and her charming Scottish accent show you how to knit in this video crafting tutorial. Learn how to cast on, hold the knitting needles, knit stitch, pearl stitch, change a ball of yarn (great for changing colors, or even when running out of yarn), decrease stitches, ...more

How To : Change colors midsection when crocheting

Add more flare to your crochet projects by changing yarn color midsection. This crochet how-to video demonstrates how to change colors mid line. This crocheting technique is particularly useful because no jagged lines can be seen once you change colors midline.

How To : Add Color on Circular Needles When Knitting

Adding color on circular needles is as easy, if not easier than adding color on a straight needle. You can use this method for knitting stripes or simply just changing from one color to another. Here's how to ADD COLOR ON A CIRCULAR NEEDLE. Take your new color and fold it ov ...more

How To : Do intarsia knitting

This video demonstrates the fine art of intarsia knitting, this is used to create patterns with multiple colors. Blocks of color are worked with separate balls or bobbins of yarn. Do intarsia knitting. Click through to watch this video on knittinghelp.com

How To : Make sc intarsia using a graph

Learn intarsia knitting using a graph in this five part video tutotial series. When knitting intarsia, blocks of color are worked with separate balls or bobbins of yarn, producing a sweater only one layer thick. Get the free simple heart chart used in these videos, here. Part ...more

How To : Knit a Color Graded Hat

This is a fun project and a good way to use up small amounts of yarn. Just follow the easy steps below for knitting a color-graded hat. Cast on the number of stitches you need for your hat on a circular needle using Color A. Knit for 10 rows for a rolled edge or k2p2 for a ri ...more

How To : Knit a lace crochet pattern

Lace yarn is not a very pretentious crafting medium. Lightweight and delicate, lace yarn is used by knitters to crochet lace patterns for scarves, berets, and other accessories. But turning lace yarn into said final creation is no easy walk in the park. Watch this knitting tu ...more

How To : Make a heart-style friendship bracelet

In this video Kiwua shows you how to make a heart bracelet. She recommends that you start braiding the wool yarn from left to right and then progress from right to left. In the middle she creates a heart shape from the wool yarn with the wool yarn extending in four rays from b ...more

How To : Broomstick lace crochet

If you're into knitting and crocheting, you probably know it all. But what about a broomstick lace crochet? If you haven't attempted this fine crochet pattern, you must… now! Broomstick lace crochet forms a visually interesting and beautiful stitch. You Will Need * A size K c ...more

How To : Add Color to Your Knitting Projects

Once you have mastered the technique of knitting something in one color, you will want to go to the next step, which is learning how to add color to your knitting. You might want to knit stripes or knit something with two colors. It isn't as difficult as you might think, and o ...more

How To : Knit with two colors of yarn

In this video, we learn how to knit with two colors of yarn. Carry your yarn in the hand that you are most comfortable with. Then, don't tension it around your pinkie so you can control the yarn. Now, put your dominant color over your forefinger and the accent finger on the bo ...more

How To : Do a knit-in join of same color yarn

This video shows how to do a knit-in join of the same color yarn. This will join your new ball of same color yarn in a way that won't show in your finished product. Do a knit-in join of same color yarn. Click through to watch this video on knittinghelp.com

How To : Change the color of yarn in a crocheting project

You’ll often want to add a splash of color to your projects. The following video crocheting tutorial shows how to change color yarns. Learn how to swith colors of yarn in the middle of a crocheting project simply and easily. Change the color of yarn in a crocheting project. Cl ...more

How To : Knit a four-row stripe with alternating colors

This video will show the lowdown on knitting four-row stripes. Actually, this works with any knitting task requiring over 2 rows, where you want to change the colors of your yarn. Master knitter Judy Topaz walks you through the whole process.

How To : Knit a left handed scarf pattern

In this tutorial, we learn how to knit a left handed scarf patter. To begin, you will cast on 20. After this, you will knit for two rows, then on the next row you will knit once and yarn off twice, then end with a knit one. Repeat this again fro the next row, or how every many ...more

How To : Make Simple Mittens in Single Crochet

This is a simple pattern, designed to produce a well-fitting mitten. Both the right and left mittens worked the same up to the shaping for the top of the mitten. A slight adjustment for making one right and one left, then they are worked the same. The gusset for the thumb cons ...more

How To : Knit a Ball

Knitted balls can be used for all sorts of projects. The obvious is a Christmas ornament, but knitted balls can also be the basis for knitting toys or snowmen. And of course, they can be used simply as balls which make a lovely gift for a baby. They can be all one color, strip ...more

How To : Knit a winter holiday scarf with your fingers

In need of a cheap present for your budget... learn how to make a homemade gift for any holiday or occasion, or just for your greedy self. In this video, Sajata-E will show you how to knit a complete scarf using only your fingers. Throw away those knitting needles, because yo ...more

How to Knit a Scarf & Cap : All in One

Winter. Below zero temperatures. You go out to run some errands, in and out of warm stores all the time. Doesn’t it bother you that you continually have to take you cap off and put it on again before going outside? Well, now it won’t anymore. This scarf and cap is an original ...more

How To : Knit stranded color work

Learn how to add stranded color work to your knitting with this knitting tutorial. Use traditional Shetland island motifs to create delicate, shimmering patterns. Knitters usually hold the background color with the right hand and the additional color with the left hand. Use th ...more

How To : Knit with Two Strands of Yarn

Sometimes your yarn might be too thin. In that case, it's easy to use two strands of yarn to achieve the thickness you want. There will be other times when you want to add more color to your project. In that case, use two strands of different colored yarn. Use two strands of ...more

How To : Manage two different colors of yarn

In this video, we learn how to manage two different colors of yarn with Eunny Jang. You can do this all on your left hand, right hand, or with both of your hands. It's all about what is most comfortable for your, even if it's something different. Start out with all your yarn i ...more

How To : Crochet a color change with a Tunisian stitch

Watch this instructional crocheting video to crochet a color change on an Afghan or Tunisian style crochet blanket. Use a large crochet needle and several different colors of yarn. These clear visual guidelines allow you to switch colors of yarn on your crochet project quickly ...more

How To : Weave in loose ends when knitting

This is a video on how to weave in ends on kniting. First take two ends at a time, tie the new color and a half not around the current working color, and tie them. The thread the end onto the yarn needle, and go througha few of the yarn stitches. Next give it a little pull to ...more

How To : Knit a chunky yarn newsboy cap for left handers

You usually don't hear the words "skater" and "crochet" in the same sentence, but these two rather opposite realms collide within this crochet tutorial. You've probably already seen newsboy caps before: lots of skaters don it because it's cool and also very comfortable. But di ...more

How To : Make a Wiccan "God's Eye" or "Evil Eye"

In this video and boy and a woman are showing you the steps to create a "God's Eye" or "Evil Eye". The materials that you will need are 2 sticks, yarn of your selected colors, and scissors. First, you take 2 sticks and use the yarn to knot around the middle wrapping diagonally ...more

How To : Crochet vertical color stripes horizontally

This crochet how-to video demonstrates how to use two separate strings to create patterns and instant color changes without knots. The crochet technique used in this video is particularly challenging because you crochet vertical color stripes horizontally. The trick to having ...more

How To : Knit alternating colors for a two-row stripe

Need some stripes in your knit-work? Judy's going to lend you her expertise and show you how to make stripes of two rows. She starts out adding a row of red yarn above previously knitted gray row, to make her stripes. Just follow her guidelines for stitching and you should hav ...more

How To : Knit a Moroccan style scarf with Diva Dan

You will need two different colors of complimentary yarn to take full advantage of this lovely pattern! You should also be prepared to cast between 90 to 105 stitches to start, and you can end with a lovely and elegent Moroccan scarf.

How To : Crochet a left handed sun beam granny square

make a left handed sun beam granny square crochet in minutes! 1. Prepare the materials, two different yarn colors are needed. 2. Start off with a chain 1 stitch. 3. Make a half double crochet through a chain 4 stitch (12x)4. Work another chain 1 stitch5. Make 2 half double cro ...more

How To : Knit a Little Purse

You'll be so glad to know how to KNIT THIS LITTLE PURSE. You'll want to make one for everyone you know. You can start and finish it in a little over an hour. You can knit it all one color and embellish it with buttons (see photo below) or you can make stripes (as on the video ...more

How To : Crochet the basic Tunisian stitch

This video crocheting tutorial shows how to crochet the basic Tunisian stitch, and how to use it to perform a color change. Crochet Andy's directions are especially easy to follow thanks to color-coded yarn. Learn how to crochet the basic Tunisian stitch by watching this instr ...more

How To : Do a double knit-in join

This video demonstrates the double knit-in join.This is the fastest 2 color join. This takes practice to master. As with the Duplicate Stitch Join, this method requires that you leave extra yarn dangling. on "inside" of work, so it's not ideal for a scarf or other project with ...more

How To : Loom-knit a poodle scarf using Pomp-a-Doodle yarn

If you have some looming skills when it comes to knitting, then this scarf should be a great project to try out! It's a poodle scarf, called that because of its use of Pomp-a-Doodle yarn from Red Heart. It's an exceptional scarf that you can loom-knit in virtually no time! You ...more

How To : Learn knitting basics

In this tutorial, we learn knitting basics. To knit, you will start out by selecting your choice and colors of yarns. After this, you will need to grab two knitting needles and then make a slipknot from the yarn with your finger. Attach this to one of the needles and then star ...more

How To : Double crochet intarsia using a chart or graph

In this five-part video tutorial, learn how to double crochet intarsia using a graph or chart. Intarsia knitting is an advanced knitting method, used to knit with several colors of yarn. The simple heart chart used in this video is available here. Part 1 of 5 - How to Double c ...more

How To : Make a knitted post card

Nguyen Le, aka Knitknit teaches how to make knitted post cards. If you are teaching yourself how to knit, you will love this video. This is also a great way to use your knitted test swatches to make a special something to send to someone! You will need two colors of yarn, a ho ...more

How To : Make a Valentine's Day candy-filled "cake"

While we all know that Valentine's Day is supposed to be about the giving and receiving of love and affection, let's face it: These days, the Hallmark holiday is more about the giving and receiving of chocolate and sugar high-inducing candy. Give both affection and sweets to ...more

How To : Crochet edging for a cap using Pomp-A-Doodle yarn

Despite what you may believe, making a crochet cap doesn't end at the last knitting row. In fact, crochet caps can be embellished in a number of different ways, including this Pomp-A-Doodle trim. If making minimalist, undecorated caps is getting you down, add some spice and c ...more

How To : Use a yarn bowl when knitting

In this tutorial, we learn how to use a yarn bowl when knitting. The side of the bowl will have a slit in it where you can place your yarn while you are working on a project. Use hand wound balls or any other type. First place the yarn in the bowl and then string it through th ...more

How To : Loom Knit The Twisted Knit Stitch

Hello Looming friends! I've uploaded my first tutorial. The video will be included below or you can catch it and new videos by subscribing to my YouTube channel. Just click subscribe and check the box to email you. You'll be emailed when I upload videos. Learn more about what ...more

How To : Knit the Like Lace Stitch

The Like Lace Stitch This is a beautiful stitch that can be done on any size needle and with any size yarn. When you use a small size needle and thin yarn it will come out looking very delicate. When you use a larger needle and bulky yarn it will come out thick and cozy. It's ...more

How To : Knit Ribbing on Double Pointed Needles

Ribbing on double pointed needles is quite simple. Here's what to do: Cast on as many stitches as you need onto only one of the needles. Be sure to cast on an even number of stitches. Start ribbing for an even number of stitches. It can be K2, P2, or any combination of stitc ...more

How To : Knit Fingerless Mitts

Fingerless mitts are all the rage. They can be fancy or simple, long or short. This article will show you how to make a simple pair of fingerless mitts—for men or women. By adding more colors in stripes or other patterns, you can make them more interesting. You can also add to ...more

How To : Knit on Double Pointed Needles

Knitting on double pointed needles (abbr: DPN or DP) is scary to most knitters. That being said, there will be times that you will want to, or need to use them, so you might as well learn now. You'll need to use DP needles for small projects when there are too few stitches for ...more

How To : Make Your Own Tweed Yarn

Here's a great way to make something that is truly one of a kind. You can do this by making your own tweed yarn. It's very easy to do. You can use 2, 3 or more yarns to do this. The yarns don't have to be the same weight at all. You can mix thick yarns with thin ones for a ver ...more

How To : Knit a scarf for yourself this winter

Stay warm this winter with your own "MIY" (make it yourself) scarf! Learn to knit a scarf for a relaxing pastime and to engage in a constructive and creative activity. You Will Need: • An 8-ounce skein of four-ply yarn • No. 10 knitting needles • Time Step 1: Make a slipknot ...more

How To : Keep yarn from tangling when using many colors

In this tutorial, we learn how to keep yarn from tangling when using many colors. A great way to do this is to start the crochet then place your color aside. So even though the colors are crossing each other they are not tangling up. Make sure to keep rotating your project and ...more

How To : Knit a Stockinette Stitch Wash Rag (Dish Cloth)

They can be called wash rags, wash cloths or dish cloths. There are lots of different patterns for them. Here's an easy washcloth that incorporates the Stockinette Stitch with Seed Stitch edging. I used Softball Cotton and #8 needle. My finished size is approximately 8 inches ...more

How To : Darn socks

We spend all day on our feet and it doesn’t make it any easier having holes in your socks. Next time your sock has a hole you can have a little fun and fix it yourself. Grab your needles and do something nice for your feet today. Quit damning your socks to the garbage, and da ...more

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