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Another cool way of creating 2 coloured knitting

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If you find "Stranded Knitting" a little too complicated and fiddly or you just want to try a new way of working with 2 colour's then why not try mosaic (slip stitch knitting). I came across this way of knitting colourwork only a few years ago and was totally mesmorised!  and I have ended up creating a number of  original patterns since then.  This technique involves only knitting with 1 colour of yarn at a time, so there is no twisting or entanglement of yarns to worry about and you end up with a professional neatness to the wrong side of your work. 

The flower motif pattern I use in my logo is one of my first designs and is still my favourite. If you want to learn mosaic, then I explain how the flower motif pattern is worked in one of my free tutorials here. 

There are also some FREE mosaic charts that you can incorporate in to your own designs. How about a plain stocking stitch cardigan with a band of mosaic instead of the ribbing at the bottom. 


Today I'm going to share some of my original mosaic designs with you.
  A mixture of patterns, kits and finished knits.


My latest design is this original kit which is available in 2 choices of yarn. 
1. 6 colours of Stylecraft natural cotton yarn as in the finished blanket    £16 
2. 6 colours of West Yorkshire spinners Bopeep luxury baby yarn (wool/nylon)   £27

Want double the size? then order qty of 2 and I'll refund you £3 for the pattern price.


All over mosaic patterns are great on cushions! and a band of mosaic on the Christmas cushion is really fetching.


The 'Slip & Switch' Infiity Scarf knitting Kit. Worked on 4.5mm needles and uses West Yorkshire Spinners ColourLab 100% wool yarn.  Available in other colour combos too.
Free UK shipping in my Etsy store
Learn Mosaic Slip Stitch Here

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