Sunday, January 12, 2014

Shadow Knitting Part II

My trip up to the birthday party included two hours of knitting time.  See how the dishcloth just looks striped?
Until you change your angle of viewing and the secondary design pops out!
I finished the opposite color combination, too.   It is a pretty straight forward knitting and purling design, though it needs a firm knit so use needles 1 size smaller than you normally would for your yarn  (I used a  6 needle instead of my usual 7 for dish cloths).   I have a pair of socks now to tackle with this type of knitting now that I feel comfortable with this concept!

(I will post Mom's FO's when I see her later on........)


  1. Woo hoo! Very clever! I'd better get started on my project since were almost halfway through the month!

  2. Ahhhh, now I get it...I tried to picture it when you were describing it to me, but I was way off! :) Fun!


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