Colouring-in for Stranded Colourwork Design

This is a mini-series of tutorial videos, exploring how we might use colouring-in to support stranded colourwork design. If you prefer the Teachable platform, you can enrol in the KNITSONIK School and navigate this content there, where it is presented in a course format as a sample KNITSONIK online course.

Materials & Links

01: Introduction & Tools
Pencils – Faber-CastellPrismacolor
NJK Pencil Sharpener
Pencil Extenders
Ergonomic Pencil Grip
Dot Grid Paper (download printable dot-grid paper here)
Dot Grid Journals (e.g. Leuchtturm1917 or Knitting Season Journal)
Knitter’s Graph Paper
Fineliner Pens
Skystone Knitting Patterns in the KNITSONIK shop
Skystone Knitting Pattern on Ravelry
Boost Your Knitting: Another Year of Techniques

02: Copying a Chart to Colour
KNITSONIK Knit Stitch Template

04: Understanding Colour Relationships
Scale of Complementary Colours from an 1892 Treatise on Colour Printing

05: Limit Options with an Inspiration Source
Live Your Values deck of cards by Lisa Congdon and Andreea Niculescu
Liz’s shade card hack
JC Rennie shade card

07: Making Gradient Shading Schemes with Two Pencils
KNITSONIK Playbook Colouring Companion (digital) (print)
KNITSONIK Stranded Colourwork Playbook (digital) (print)
KNITSONIK & Friends: Colour to Knit eBook
Knit By Numbers Yarn Range from John Arbon Textiles