Hold the most frequently used colour (usually the background colour) in the right hand and the second colour in the left hand (see page 16 for the position of hands and yarns in the English and Continental methods). Whilst knitting, the right-hand colour crosses over the left-hand colour and it will always lie above the left-hand (second) colour
1 When knitting with the right-hand colour, keep the left-hand colour below the needle and out of the way of the working yarn.
2 When knitting with the left-hand colour; keep the right-hand colour above the needle.
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