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This shawl was designed to use up lots of oddments of yarn. It needs two contrasting groups of colours. If you prefer, you can use two ‘normal’ plain yarns or either one or two variegated yarns.  If you go for the oddment version the yarns should fall into two distinct colour groups. I used ‘dark’ and ‘bright’. You could opt for pastels with dark, reds with blues, brown with yellows, or any other combination to use up your oddments.  The colours were used completely at random. When you look…

Illusion Knit Shawl - PDF pattern - Illusions of Grandeur

And you thought that knitters were mathmematicians - check out this site.  Makes me feel a little smarter.

Curve of Pursuit has been our most popular design for many years. Now we have In Pursuit of an Illusion which is a shadow knit version based on the same mathematical concept as the original.

This map is not much use for planning your holiday but it is fun to have hanging on the wall. When you look straight at the knitting you see only stripes. When you move to the side the map magically appears.

Where in the World pattern by Steve Plummer

Ravelry: As You Wish pattern by Boo Knits

As You Wish pattern by Boo Knits

Ravelry: As You Wish pattern by Boo Knits- it's feather and fan with a centered decrease in the middle of four I love it.

Ravelry: Colors of Love pattern by Christopher Salas

Colors of Love pattern by Christopher Salas

Ravelry: The Scream Illusion Knit pattern by Steve Plummer

The Scream pattern by Steve Plummer

Ravelry: The Scream Illusion Knit pattern by Steve Plummer

Ravelry: Charlie à la Warhol pattern by Steve Plummer Wall-hanging  An illusion knit inspired by Andy Warhol’s screen prints. Four colours of yarn are used to create a wall-hanging that looks like four striped squares when you look from directly in front. When you look from the side four faces are revealed, each in a different colour. http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/charlie-a-la-warhol

Charlie à la Warhol pattern by Steve Plummer

Charlie à la Warhol by Steve Plummer; an example of illusion knitting where the picture can be seen only when viewed from an angle

In Pursuit of an Illusion

Curve of Pursuit has been our most popular design for many years. Now we have In Pursuit of an Illusion which is a shadow knit version based on the same mathematical concept as the original.

Teardrop Wingspan wrap pattern available on Ravelry

Teardrop Wingspan (Ridge Wings) pattern by Carole Marie

Ravelry: Teardrop Wingspan (Ridge Wings) pattern by Carole Marie

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