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Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Knitting Colors.

It's no secret that I love to wear neutrals. and since that's mostly what I wear, it's also mostly what I knit. So it was kind of a shock in class today that I was wearing a blue sweater and knitting on two decidedly colorful pieces (Brights and Sunshine Coast).

Of course the next few projects in my queue will get me back to my comfort zone (a cream cardigan, two pullovers in shades of gray and a cream/gray wrap). But I think I'm going to explore colors more, especially with accessories. I saw a friend before class and she was wearing this scarf. We got to talking about making it in Shibui's new linen, Reed. Shibui has great neutrals and pretty pops of color. to be continued....

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13 Comments:

Blogger alexa said...

I'm another lover of grey and off-whites and creams - but long for colour sometimes too! I clicked through to your link and those soft linen colours are gorgeous. Looking forward to the continuation!

Wednesday, 22 March, 2017  
Blogger Vera said...

That scarf is gorgeous! So surprised to see those bright colors in your knitting. I, too, love the neutrals, but this could be fun!!

Wednesday, 22 March, 2017  
Blogger Bonny said...

I do love your Brights, and am also looking forward to seeing what you put together for a possible Riddler. Those Reed colors are gorgeous!

Wednesday, 22 March, 2017  
Blogger Kym said...

I WEAR neutrals (mostly black and grey), but I LOVE color. I used to knit with colors all the time -- but then I never actually ended up wearing any of the things I had knit! Now, I mostly knit with neutrals (nothing too wild and crazy) -- but color is so much more fun! Love that orange and pink combination!

Wednesday, 22 March, 2017  
Blogger Carole Julius said...

I think a pop of color with your neutrals will be great.

Thursday, 23 March, 2017  
Blogger Honoré said...

Love the color...as you well know...and neutrals are always the perfect complement/compliment to a pop o' color. looking forward to seeing the FOs.
Cheers~

Thursday, 23 March, 2017  
Blogger Penny said...

Having a mix of colors and neutrals is nice. I'll look forward to seeing your color choices - so many pretty ones to choose from.

Thursday, 23 March, 2017  
Blogger AsKatKnits said...

I love that fuschia and orange together! That will look gorgeous on you... I can't wait to see what you do with pops of color!

Thursday, 23 March, 2017  
Blogger Nancy said...

Love the brights, love the neutrals. Looking forward to seeing these FOs.

Thursday, 23 March, 2017  
Blogger Vicki Knitorious said...

Oh yeah, I wear a lot of black and accessories is usually where the color comes in!

Friday, 24 March, 2017  
Blogger margene said...

I'm looking forward to seeing more!

Friday, 24 March, 2017  
Blogger Lydia said...

A little pop of color helps life the spirits.

Sunday, 26 March, 2017  
Anonymous Patty said...

Lead the way Mary! Neutrals are my world as well and I'm sure I could use some brightening up! :-)

Monday, 27 March, 2017  

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