Montag, 7. September 2015

Color Way Grievances

I love Schoppel Zauberball yarn - especially the colors and the way they combine. 

But this time I didn't have much luck in the way the colors developed. I wanted to show off the colors by using two skeins of the same colorway (Fuchsia) and alternating every few rows. 

On the right hand side is my first try: the stripe pattern became practically invisible, when both skeins turn red. So I frogged and tried again - starting from the other end of one skein - the result is in the left hand picture. This time both skeins turn orange at the same time - with the same effect.

I'm slightly annoyed ... but I'm sure that I will find something nice to do with the skeins sometime soon. In the meantime, this goes to the frog pond (i.e. will be ripped back).


I will also use this pattern idea another time and with different yarn(s).

Kommentare:

  1. Das ist natürlich ärgerlich! Aber ich bin sicher, Dir wird über kurz oder lang trotzdem was Spannendes dafür einfallen.

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    1. Merci. Ja, ich hoffe, dass mir was lustiges für die Zauberbälle einfällt! Ich liebe diese Farbkombinationen!

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  2. Try using the same skein, begining and ending.when it does not work, just cut the yarn and begin in snother piece of the skein.

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