Saturday, December 29, 2018

Periodicity TOC: Variegated Yarn Technique Series


  1. Introduction 
  2. Pattern Recognition
  3. Common Effects
  1. Important Concepts
    • Intro to Color Theory
    • Stitch Count, Gauge, and Magic Number
    • Variegated Yarn Types
  1. Evaluating the Yarn
    • Evaluate Before Purchasing (if possible).
    • Evaluate After Purchasing (AKA “Testing, Testing, 1-2-3”)
  1. Methods for Mixing Colors MORE
    • Well-Mixed Fabrics (effects)
    • Stitches (Linen, Slip Stitches)
    • Alternating Skeins of SAME Colorway.
    • Alternating Skeins of DIFFERENT Variegated Yarns
  1. Methods for Mixing Colors LESS
    • Planned Pooling - Stacked (Controlled)
    • Planned Pooling - Offset: Argyles and Spirals (Controlled)
    • Planned Pooling - Expected Morphing (Uncontrolled)
    • Dropped Stitch Patterns
    • Skinny Rows (Self-Striping) 
    • Short Rows - Geometric Tessellations
    • Short Rows - Freeform
  1. Pairing with a Neutral
    • Stripes
    • Brioche
    • Twigg
    • Double-knitting
    • Stained Glass
    • Two Strands Held Together
    • Slipped Stitches (Ball Band-Type Pattern)
    • Swing Knitting
  1. Other Emphasis
    • Diagonal
    • Bias
    • Sl wyif
  1. Miscellaneous Guidance
    • Picking the Right Cables
    • Stranded and Mosaic - CC Getting Lost
    • Stitch Effects (Garter, Stockinette, Reverse Stockinette)
    • Combining Techniques
    • Matching a Yarn to a Pattern - Better Living Using Searches 
    • Misc
  1. Weaving to the Rescue
  2. Appendixes


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