Color your world in new ways that ignite your creativity!
If you’ve been curious about color knitting, but have been hesitant to try, now’s the best time to roll up your sleeves. We start your journey with basic methods that never expect you to manage more than one color per row or round, then advance to seemingly complicated techniques that turn every project into a masterpiece!
Let’s take a look at what you’ll discover. First, we’ll explore the simplicity of stripes with slipped stitches. These techniques are a logical first step into color knitting because they let you “cheat.” Here’s how: The colorwork effect is achieved when you slip a stitch from the previous row, which creates the illusion that you actually worked it on that row.
Next, we’ll move into the world of mitered knitting. This easy-to-learn technique is still in the realm of stripes, with a mitered effect created by a series of centered decreases. Once you get the hang of it, you’ll fall in love!
Then, we play a little more with the concept of slip-stitch knitting and dive into the world of mosaic knitting. You get to play on a small scale with stitch blocks in 3 different pattern combinations that you can join to create a magnificent infinity cowl!
Ah … intarsia! Now we head into some new territory. If you’ve never used bobbins in your knitting, now’s a great time to try; they’ll allow you to master this technique without tears.
Last, but certainly not least, it’s time for a challenge with stranded colorwork and Fair Isle knitting. These methods require you to manage multiple colors per row or round, but we ease you into the process with patterns that require just two colors at a time. Charts are a common way to work stranded color patterns, and many knitters love that they make pattern reading easier.
Are you ready to color your world? Then let’s get started!