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How to Catch Your Floats in Stranded Knitting


Welcome! Today's video (I actually have 2!) tutorial, I demonstrate how I catch my floats on the wrong side in Stranded knitting or Fair Isle.


The first video demonstrates how I change between 2 colors (see below video). Watch that video on my channel!



A float is the strand that is being carried on the wrong side of your work. You can imagine if you have to knit several more stitches, you'll be pulling the other strand along creating a long (unattractive) strand. Sure no on is going to see it, but it can be messy and get caught (on your ears?). lol


I just sent out my Knit Almas Slouch beanie to my testers along with the CROCHET Almas Slouch. I'm super excited to see everyone's beanie!


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