Opposites Attract: 2 contrasting colorways that are packaged together, but in separate skeins, so the knitter/designer has control: they can be striped or used in Fair Isle, like the Lava Hat, or color blocked, or any way you like!
Maya Magic Stripe, which has ALL the colors in one strand, magically does all the fabulous stripey-ness for you, but you have less control. I wouldn’t recc doing Fair Isle in Maya Magic Stripe, but something with interesting texture does really well, including stitches that pull the fabric into peaks and valleys, as in my Tiger's Eye Scarf & Stole.
Optical Tweeds; these are handpainted to flicker with highlights and lowlights. They're special and very finicky to produce, but totally worth the trouble, especially if you love jewel tones, but need softer shades to wear, cuz deep colors do wa…
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