Correct Way to Change Yarn Color in Crochet

When changing color at the beginning or end of a row you never want to complete the last stitch. Instead you want to work the last stitch to where there are only two loops left on your hook. In this lesson I show you how to change yarn color by demonstrating the single crochet stitch, but the guidelines are the same for any crochet stitch that you use.
When you change yarn color while crocheting it is helpful to understand that a slip knot is not important. The only thing you need to do when changing yarn color is fold the new color in half leaving about 4 inches left on the tail end, and draw the new color through the 2 loops that are left on the hook.

After the new color is threaded through the old color treat the work as before by chaining. In this lesson I chain only once because I use the single crochet stitch as the example.

Another thing to remember when you change color is to crochet over the loose ends. This is also demonstrated in the tutorial.

Enjoy The Video!

Source: Crochet Guru

Ok, That is all for now…

Leave your comments below, Thanks!

See you in the next video!

Did you like this? Help us reach more people sharing it on social networks. Thanks!
Click Here to Read:  How to Join Granny Squares

3 thoughts on “Correct Way to Change Yarn Color in Crochet

  • May 11, 2016 at 10:42 pm
    Permalink

    Thanks for the info. Great technique.

    Reply
  • May 12, 2016 at 2:11 am
    Permalink

    How can I subscript to your website to indure I continue to receive your posts?

    Reply
    • May 12, 2016 at 3:25 am
      Permalink

      Just like our facebook fanpage!

      Reply

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *