The goals of weaving the ends in are: To hide the ends of the yarn, making it invisible on the right or front side. To prevent the yarn from unraveling, potentially taking your project with it. To make the project look nicer and wear more comfortably than it would with excess yarn lurking about.
What does weave in ends mean in knitting?
When you finish knitting, weaving in ends is simply a way to get rid of the loose dangling yarn ends that are left over.
Should I weave in ends before blocking?
Step 2: Weave in your ends!
Blocking will help all those little loose ends get secured in place, and also will help “set the stitches” you weave the ends into, so they don’t look quite as bumpy as you think they will.
How do you hide the ends of yarn?
To hide yarn ends neatly and securely, thread the cut end into a tapestry needle and weave through the backs of the stitches, first in one direction, then go back in the opposite direction through other stitches. This will prevent the yarn from working loose when the item is stretched or laundered.
What can you do with yarn scraps?
50 Cute Projects to Make from Leftover Yarn – They Make Excellent Gifts, Too!
- Make simple cable necklaces and bracelets.
- Water bottle carriers.
- Give your clock a cozy.
- Make some colorful lanterns.
- Make whimsical sculptures with yarn and glue.
- Make tassels.
- Crochet a picture frame.
- Crocheted cell phone cover.