Technical Tuesday: Magic Knot

I learned this knot at Vogue Knitting Live NYC 2014. It was a little extra that one of the teachers threw in and I thought it was really great. I know a lot of people condemn knots in knitting but sometimes there is just no other way. This is the best knot I’ve seen done so I thought I would share.

When I was looking for a video I found this video on a Russian join. I’ve never seen this technique before and thought it was very interesting.

While we are on the subject of joining, I might as well go over splicing. This particular video is about spit splicing and I know she says not to use water, but if using spit to splice your yarn really creeps you out, water will work.