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Shadow knitting, or illusion knitting, is a process of knitting such that the finished piece has a hidden image only viewable from an angle. The effect is created ...
This process relies on raised stitches, so worsted or sweater weight yarns work best. Homespun yarns or yarns that have irregular shapes do not work as well. You ...
Using Color 1, cast on the number of stitches in your pattern.
Follow the pattern knitting where the squares are white and purling where the stitches are black. Since we are on the "wrong side" of the fabric, this will ...
Switch to Color 2 without cutting Color 1. Knit across in Color 2.
Remember, this is still "Row 1" of the pattern. This is essentially the opposite of Step 3. In Color 2, you will purl where the blocks are white ...
Continue to work in the same fashion: Row a - Color 1 - Knit Across Row b - Color 1 - Knit on the white pattern blocks, purl ...
During the process, you can gauge how your work is going by looking down the piece at an angle. Once your pattern is done, or you are happy ...
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