When two or more colours are combined in knitting, it is called colourwork. Whether you are simply using a multicoloured yarn, or knitting a fair isle sweater with five different coloured yarns, it makes any project more interesting and fun to knit. For a beginner knitter, colourwork may seem daunting or complicated, but it is really easier than it looks.
The chapters in this book cover basic colourwork techniques including stripes, intarsia, stranded. Entrelac, and double knitting. With full colour step by step photographs, charts, and diagrams they serve as a guide for beginners and as a reference for more advanced knitters, giving you confidence to knit colourfully.
Any knitted project can incorporate colourwork. Jumpers, hats,bags, toys, pillows. Each technique showcses patterns that highlight that particular technique, and they include garments, accessories,toys,homewares,and even colour schemes for inspiration.
Prelims: 5pp, Getting started: 20pp, Stripes: 20pp, Intarsia: 20pp, Stranded: 20pp, Entrelac: 20pp, Double Knitting: 20pp, Designing your own colour charts: 13pp, Index and Credits: 6pp.