Magic Ball Color Play
Intermediate | 42 min 29 sec
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This stash-busting class will inspire you to use your imagination when selecting yarn colors and embrace surprises when doing colorwork. Brandon Mably shows you how to make a “magic ball” by tying together lengths of light and dark yarn into a multi-colored ball. Brandon demonstrates how the yarn ball works up and shares his innovative Fair Isle technique in which he weaves in loose ends as he works. This class results in a swatch, but you can apply this technique to any of your knitting projects. 
Here’s what you’ll need:
Materials:
  • Leftover yarn in colors you love (weight and length don't matter)
  • Persian Poppy pattern (pdf download)
  • Scissors
  • Circular needles to fit the gauge of your yarn
Downloads:
Learn how to:
  • Create your own variegated yarn ball
  • Work basic fair isle knitting
  • Broaden your color horizons
What you’ll get:
  • A detailed lesson on how to make a “magic ball” using different colors
  • 6 HD video lessons you can access online anytime, anywhere
  • Detailed supply list
  • Step-by-step expert instruction from Cal Patch
  • The ability to leave comments, ask questions and interact with other students
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Elizabeth Holzer
I get it! I’ve been experimenting with several of the designs from Kaffe’s Pattern Library book, and though I have plenty right there to keep myself busy, I’m eager to try adding in 20 more colors. Love you, Brandon!
More than 3 months ago
gerry hook
making it look easy-peasy
More than 3 months ago
C Giljohann
Super chap, super course and makes you feel like wanted to give it a go immediately. Thank you Brandon!
More than 3 months ago