Original Pattern: 164-23 English Afternoon
Knitter Extraordinaire: Nunu (Ravelry ID)
Mods: Changed the original 4- color stranded design into a 2-colour design instead. Details can be found on her project page, here.
What Makes This Awesome: How many of you have looked at a great colourwork design, and found it a bit too intimidating to tackle, especially with all those colours? Who says that you have to knit a colourwork design with as many colours as originally specified? Nunu made a great decision in trying this as her first colourwork project- she simplified the palette to one main colour and one contrast colour. That’s it! Talk about making your first colourwork project so much easier to tackle. This isn’t just a good solution for those that are new to colourwork- if you struggle with putting colour combinations together, try the two colour solution.
And for those of you who find the inside of a well made stranded design really satisfying to look at:
And shout out to my fellow Canadians out there- Happy Thanksgiving!