When you find yourself wanting to move on from the knit-purl way of life, it might be time to try on a fancy rib! These five fancy ribs patterns are of the strong and sturdy variety. They are sure to spruce up any ol' pattern.
6 Ways of Joining in the Round. I always knit the first few stitches with both strands (tail and working yarn) and it works well. But I might try another method next time just to see the difference it makes (if any)