Easter egg in a bad way?

I’m always working on some project or another, and most weeks I talk about what I’m working on Wednesdays as part of Tami’s WIP Wednesday project. You can see past WIP Wednesdays … right this way.


Yesterday I waxed poetic about color in shawls.

And the other night I started, yet, another one.

Not quite sure how I feel about it. I’m wondering if it’s a bit too Easter egg, in a bad way.


But I think if I come up with the right stitch pattern, and keep changing up the color sequence, it’ll stay away from boring ugly. fingers crossed.



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10 Responses

    1. Holly

      Good point. The colors are a touch less drab in real life, but the photo is pretty accurate. So yay to not totally Eastery. 🙂

    1. Holly

      There’s something to be said for doing what you know.

      But if you’re looking to branch out, one of my favorite ways of playing with color is to just hold skeins of yarn together and notice what I find appealing. This way I get to play and explore less “safe” combinations, without committing to knitting anything, and without any judgement or expectations.

    1. Holly

      Thank you. 🙂 That seems to be the consistence. They’re just soooooo far outside my usual pallet that I wasn’t positive when I first started.

  1. Carolyn

    Someone smart once gave me this tip for playing with color: get paint chips and keep them in a basket for playing with at odd times. It’s a great way to look at different color combinations and how a color can change in appearance when accompanied by various other colors.
    I also have learned a lot by observing my students’ bold color choices. They will put together colors I would have never dreamed of before. This has helped me to broaden my own aesthetic.
    In any case, I don’t see any exploded Easter on your page. I appreciate your encouragement to trust our instincts when it comes to color.

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