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When you need to change color or add more yarn, I have found a great transition that is barely noticeable. On the last step of a stitch, loop new yarn on hook and bring through last step. Crochet your stitches over the two loose ends for a neat and sturdy junction.
 
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Step 1: Step 1

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As you are finishing the last step of a stitch, like below is the last step of a single crochet. The last two loops are on the hook.

Step 2: Step 2

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With the two loops on the hook, wrap the new color or additional yarn around the hook.

Step 3: Step 3

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Pull the new color or addition through the two loops of the stitch.

Step 4: Step 4

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Now continue with the pattern, working over the two ends. This will hide them nicely.

Step 5: Step 5

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Now continue with the single crochet and pull loop through.

Step 6: Step 6

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Remember to make sure that you are working over the loose ends!

Step 7: Ending

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As you can see by the pic below, I have worked single crochet over the loose ends. You can see the ends sticking out. Once you have crocheted over them enough to secure them, trim ends.
DeniseW11 month ago

Glad to have found this! Thanks for sharing. :) Neat little crochet tricks like this one always make a world of a difference in your creations.

I've looked over several videos for this instruction. This one, in particular, is the easiest to understand. Others made it more complex than needed...this is shown nice and simply...like it's done. The others scared me!