Something's Funny About Russia

Chris Vandenburg's picture

I have been playing around with the "russian join" since I ran across it on Kennys (KC78) blog a few weeks ago.  I really like the results.

So last night there came an opportunity to use it again.  I made the loops, wove in the needle, pulled the loops through, clipped the excess.  Great looking join.

NOW IF ANY OF YOU GUYS KNOWS HOW TO KNIT WITH THE YARN TAIL... CONTACT ME!!

P.S.  We have over 20 guys in the clog-along.  Thanks for y'all getting behind this.

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Chris Vandenburg's picture

No Ken, what I was saying is

No Ken, what I was saying is that I joined the new yarn to one of the yarn tails instead of the working yarn.

KenInMaine's picture

Ohhh, you used the Russian

Ohhh, you used the Russian Join technique to add your new working yarn to the tail?  I don't think I can help you with that!  Hehehee...sorry!

KenInMaine's picture

Hey Chris, take a loot ak

Hey Chris, take a loot ak Amy's site:

http://knittinghelp.com/knitting/basic_techniques/misc.php

and page down to the video titled Knit-In Join under Joining The Same Color Yarn.  You can use that same basic technique with your cast on tail, just holding the tail along with your working yarn and knitting both strands for 3 or 4 stitches.  Then drop the tail and knit with just your working yarn.  After you get back to and knit those double stranded stitches, you can then just clip off the yarn tail, leaving about about 1/4 to 1/2 inch to make sure it doesn't pop through to the front.  Hopefully this is what you're looking for, but maybe not...let me know!  Ken