Let the twist happen

I have made a start on the Amaya top in the Rowan Bamboo Tape.  It grew really fast and I have just cast off the back.  It used 4 and a half balls so plenty left for the front.  The fabric is really drapey and the sizing seems to be working out very well.

There is A LOT of stocking stitch though!!

For the first few rows I was trying to knit keeping the tape flat but that just caused the working yarn to twist ever tighter and I kept having to unwind it every few rows.  The key is to hold the working yarn loosely and let the twist knit in as you go along.  It doesn’t cause a problem with the fabric and stops all that twisting building up.

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