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What does break yarn mean in knitting?

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To break yarn in knitting simply means to cut the yarn. This is usually done at the end of a pattern or when changing colours. When breaking off the yarn, it is important to leave a long enough end to secure the knitting and weave the ends in once you have finished knitting the item.

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