Tag Archives: contrasting color

March 30, 2018

Ten Stitch Color Charts & Changing Color

Ten Stitch Color Charts & Changing Yarn Colors Since we’ve been talking about the Ten Stitch Blanket lately we need to talk about colors.  This pattern is a popular one for scrap blankets and self-striping yarn.  However, you actually have a lot of options when it comes to coloring your blanket.  I’ve created several possible […]

Crochet, Knitting, Loom
January 5, 2018

Bring On the Color with this Easy Fair Isle Knit Hat

Fair Isle Knit Hat By Kristen Mangus [Cue the stern “Mom” voice] “Don’t forget your hat?” We all heard it growing up.  Let’s face it many of us are the ones saying it now!  With frigid winter temps descending on us from the north it’s more important than ever to remember your hat.  And I […]

December 29, 2017

Fair Isle Knit Cowl

Fair Isle Knit Cowl | Yarnspirations By Kristen Mangus Well, Christmas is over.  I’m sure you noticed that the craft world is almost exclusively focused on either decorations or gift ideas all through October and November.  But now the gifts are given.  The celebrations are finished.  The guests have returned home.  I always have mixed […]