How to Join in the Round Invisibly To join in the round invisibly, cast on one more stitch than your pattern calls for. Then, when you’re ready to join in the round, slip this extra stitch to the left needle. Using the working yarn and the yarn tail held together, knit the first two stitches together. Now drop the tail and knit as you normally would..
Have you ever been joyfully knitting along, and your project seemed to be progressing just fine and Oh No…you see that you dropped a stitch a few rows back?!Not to worry! You don’t have to rip out all your rows back to that spot! I’ll show you how to use
Ripping back with less risk: Once you have your needle inserted all the way along the row, you can pull the working yarn to rip back the rows above the needle. From yarn.com blog. BONUS TRICK -- For easier pick-up, use a needle a size or two smaller than the ones you're knitting with. More good tips at https://www.pinterest.com/yrauntruth/fiber-knit-techniques-tutorials/