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« on: January 07, 2006 09:40:40 PM »

Hey, I've just recently started to teach myself to knit, and I absolutely love the illusion scarves I've seen here. I looked up a lot of patterns and decided it didn't look too difficult.

Anyway... I tried to write my own pattern based off the ones I've seen, but it's not quite turning out the way I was hoping. I have a good general idea of how I'm supposed to stitch the scarf once the pattern is right, I ust don't know how to write the pattern.

If anyone has any experiences in writing illusion patterns, or knows of any links to a good tutorial, I would be forever grateful.
<---that's the image I'm trying to make a pattern of.

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« Reply #1 on: January 07, 2006 09:44:14 PM »

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urraca
« Reply #2 on: January 08, 2006 01:17:02 PM »

There's a tutorial for machine knits here:

http://www.jigsawknits.co.uk/illusioncreate.html

And DeadRedHead from craftster posted this tutorial on her blog:

http://geeyouknit.blogspirit.com/archive/2005/01/26/illusion_knitting_tutorial.html

Type "illusion scarf" in the search button and you'll find a lot of threads devoted to illusion scarves with some tips here and there.
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