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Illusion Knitting (shadow knitting) - lk2g-071

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Published on May 4, 2010

CAT demonstrates Illusion Knitting (shadow knitting) which is a color knitting technique that uses textured stitches to create the illusion of a hidden image that can only be seen at an angle.

Directions for Dishcloth demonstrated:

Cast on 40 stitches in the lighter color then pick up the darker color.

Row 1: Knit one row with the darker color.
Row 2: Using the darker color Knit 10, Purl 10 and repeat until the end .
Row 3: Pick up the lighter color again and Knit the right side row.
Row 4: Using lighter color Purl 10, Knit 10 and repeat until the end.
Repeat these 4 rows for 8 inches
When your cloth is around 8 inches finish off by ending with 2 rows of the lighter color. Then bind off with the darker color.

Book Review:
* Shadow Knitting by Vivian Hoxbro

Whats on the set:
* Breast Cancer Awareness Dishcloth by Nilda Andrade
* Counterpoint Scarf by Jennifer Crawford (Piano scarf)
* Kidsilk Haze in various colors
* Mohair Horseshoe Lace Scarf (my own design) in Kidsilk Haze
* My Icarus Shawl made with Handmaiden 2ply silk Cashmere

What am I wearing:
* Heartland Shawl in handspun Buffalo from American Buffalo Products (Thanks Ruth!) designed by Evelyn Clark from Wild Fibers Magazine Winter 2007

Check out http://letsknit2gether.com/2010/04/03... for complete show notes with links!

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