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« on: February 22, 2012 10:40:01 AM »

Hey this is my first time using colour change- I did not use a pattern, I made my own up, but I used this tutorial:
http://www.planetjune.com/blog/amigurumi-help/changing-colour/


It doesn't look super neat, but is that just the nature of changing colours like this?  Does anyone have any feedback or tips?

Thanks a bunch!
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« Reply #1 on: February 22, 2012 10:46:36 AM »

It's hard to see the detail of the darker colour, but judging from the white, it looks right to me!

The trick to a clean colour change is to do the final "yarn over and pull through" of the previous stitch in the new colour, as this loop becomes the top of the next stitch.
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« Reply #2 on: February 22, 2012 12:29:39 PM »

Looks good to me also. The only color changes that have straight lines is the afghan stitch.
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« Reply #3 on: February 22, 2012 03:47:44 PM »

Oh cool, thanks- so I guess those imperfections are just of the colour change then.  Glad I'm not doing it wrong haha Smiley
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