10 lessons and projects using ombré, stranded colourwork, slip stitch and textures
Intrigued by the stunning gradient yarns out there but unsure of what to knit with them? Perhaps you struggle with colour? Dive right in and knit with these eye-catching yarns with 10 unique lessons teaching skills such as cabling, lace, alternating stripes, thrums, stranded colourwork, mosaic, intarsia, short rows and simple knit and purl combinations all using gradient yarns. Build up your skills with patterns for garments and accessories from designers around the world.
Gradients are a perfect way to add a unique dimension to your work. Go from light to dark, mix things up, work with multiple colourways or knit your way through the rainbow! With countless options available, the possibilities are as endless as what your imagination can create!
This book offers a blend of beginner through to advanced projects, allowing the knitter to build their skills with each project.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1: Choosing the right gradient
Chapter 2: The Lessons
Knits and purls
Slip stitch colourwork
Alternating gradient stripes
Cabling with gradients
Intarsia polka dots
German short rows
Chapter 3: Basic knitting techniques