Greenhorn tip #9, you forget to check the dye lot numbers of the yarn and half is one dye lot and the other half is another dye lot.  Errr…  Here is a simple tip for using yarns from separate dye lots without severe color changes or “fading” effects:  (This tip from The Chicks with Sticks Guide to Knitting)

The Chicks say, “Think zebra stripes!”

Work two or four rows from one ball, then work from the second ball for two or four rows.  Just keep alternating the two dye lots evenly throughout the project, and the yarns will blend beautifully!

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