Tuesday Tip: When Weaving In Ends, How to Clip the Yarn Tail
Last month we talked about how good finishing can make a project, and I promised you more posts focused on the all important topic of weaving in ends.
I’ve written several Tuesday Tips on seaming. We’ve looked as seaming garter stitch, shoulders, and even tackled the dreaded topic of selvedge edge and mattress stitch. No matter how wonderful your seaming, if your ends are not woven in well, your piece will look homemade. So the question is: how do you weave in ends? Last month I wrote about skimming, but what about that tail? Today we look at
How to Clip the Tail
I remember when I first started knitting, I would carefully weave in my ends, clip it right to the fabric and then as soon as I wore my knitting, it would pop out. I would clip it again…pop, clip, pop, clip . . . until I was out of tail!
Here’s the secret to keeping the tail in:
Learn more in the post on skimming.
This content was originally published in Creative Knitting Magazine.
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