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Tips for using variegated yarns together when knitting stripes!

October 21, 2015

  Knitting projects that incorporate stripes is SO much fun!  Adding in that second colour and watching how the colours play together is very satisfying.  I suppose that is why most of the top shawl patterns on Ravelry are stripped - people love to knit them!  What can be more fun than stripes?  How about knitting the stripes using variegated yarn?  I can tell you now, if you've never done it, it's even more addictive than using semi-solid colourways and the results are fantastic!  The golden rule for knitting stripes using variegated yarn is to make sure there is plenty of contrast between both colours. If there is not enough, the colours will merge together and your stripes will disappear. ...

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