Yarn is essentially a piece of string that, during the milling process, sometimes breaks. The mill isn’t going to throw away good yarn because of a single breakage.
How many knots are acceptable in a ball of yarn?
Industry standards actually allow up to 3 knots per ball as being acceptable. It’s all about the milling process and isn’t necessarily an indicator of a bad yarn.
Does the magic knot ever come undone?
Essentially what you are doing is felting the two ends of the yarn together to form an even join. Here’s a very helpful video on how to Spit-Splice. Magic Knot: It truly is a magical knot that won’t come undone!
Does magic knot work?
The magic knot is a great way to join yarn. It’s secure and it’s another way to avoid having to weave in ends. … it can work well for socks but I do suggest you avoid placing the knot under your foot.
What is Russian knot?
The Eskimo bowline, Cossack knot (Russian: Казачий узел), reverse bowline, or ‘anti-bowline’ is in a class of knots known as ‘eye knots’ or ‘loop knots’. The eye is formed in the end of the rope to permit attachments/connections. It is quite common in Russia and is often used instead of the bowline (ABoK #1010).