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Topic: Three colour illusion knitting?  (Read 734 times)
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« on: August 31, 2005 10:33:28 AM »

Just something I was thinking about.  The theory is pretty simple, but in practise would it just be too fiddly to do?  Has anyone tried it?

(I'll post up a three-colour pattern at some point, if I end up making one)

« Reply #1 on: August 31, 2005 11:39:18 PM »

There's a book (Shadow Knitting? I think it's something like that) that has projects in it with more than just two colors. How would you be using the third color, in theory?

I never even thought about doing this before, but now it really sounds like a cool idea.
« Reply #2 on: September 01, 2005 12:55:02 AM »

Just like two-colour illusion knitting, only you add a third row after each two with the other bits in the pattern.  If you see what I mean...

« Reply #3 on: September 01, 2005 06:28:44 PM »

No, I totally see what you mean with the third color. I meant like what in the design would you use the third color for? (I can't figure how to phrase this correctly so you'll know what I mean, dammit!) Like, do you have anything specific in mind that you would do with this and how within the pattern would you use the third color?
« Reply #4 on: September 02, 2005 07:19:34 AM »

I hadn't actually thought of a picture to use yet >.<  I was only thinking about the theory!

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