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Color Knitting Books

Reviews of color knitting books. Many of these books provide tips, tricks, techniques and inspiration for creating colorful knit projects.

Color by Kristin
Kristin Nicholas is a master of color, and she shares some of her secrets to adding more color to your projects -- as well as more than 25 patterns -- in Color by Kristin.

Color Knitting the Easy Way
The simplest forms of color knitting involve using just one color on each row, but that doesn't mean they're boring, as Melissa Leapman proves in her compendium of stripe and slip stitch knitting projects.

Mastering Color Knitting
Melissa Leapman aims to expand knitters' knowledge of color knitting technique in her book all about stranded knitting, intarsia and double knitting.

Color Style
If you're a little afraid to knit with color because you think you'll end up with something ugly or a little too trendy, Color Style is the book for you. This book's classic designs use color in interesting ways and in projects you'll want to wear over and over.

Entree to Entrelac
If you've knit a few entrelac projects and are ready to stretch the limits of what you can do with this knitting technique, check out this book that turns entrelac on its side, in circles and more.

Entrelac: The Essential Guide to Interlace Knitting
Learn all about entrelac knitting, how to add stitch patterns to interlace knitting and use entrelac all over or as a highlight in knitting patterns with this excellent guide to the technique.

Exploring Color in Knitting
Become more confident in choosing colors for your knitting projects with help from the instruction and vast number of swatches in this book.

Extreme Double-Knitting
Learn to use double knitting in ways you never thought possible, such as with three or four colors, in different stitch patterns and with cables.

Knitting Color
Brandon Mably is an expert at combining colors and using the knitted fabric as an artist's canvas. His lovely book, Knitting Color, lets readers in on his travels and his inspirations.

Knitting with the Color Guys
Two masters of color come together for a book full of knit accessories that are a riot of color and an inspiration for knitters everywhere.

The Alchemy of Color Knitting
Gina Wilde of Alchemy Yarns of Transformation thinks we could all use a little more information and inspiration when it comes to color knitting. Her book shows us how to knit more confidently and intuitively with color while offering 25 patterns to get us started.

The Essential Guide to Color Knitting Techniques
Margaret Radcliffe's comprehensive guide to a multitude of color knitting techniques is a must-read for people interested in getting more color into their projects.

Knit One, Stripe Too
Self-striping yarns are great fun to work with, and they don't just hace to be for socks. Knit One, Stripe Too offers 27 ideas for how to use these yarns.

The New Stranded Colorwork
If you'd like to make projects using the stranded colorwork technique but aren't wowed by traditional motifs of snowflakes and reindeer, Mary Scott Huff has some modern, whimsical options and plenty of tips on making this kind of knitting easier.

Kristin Knits
Kristen Nicholas is one of the most colorful knitters out there, and her book, Kristin Knits gives readers a chance to play with color and learn their own color sensibilities.

The Knitter's Guide to Hand-Dyed and Variegated Yarn
Knitting with hand-dyed and variegated yarns can be a challenge because the colors can pool or pattern in ways that you won't like. Lorna Miser shares a bunch of tips and tricks for how to break up colors in a hand-dyed or multicolored yarn, along with plenty of swatches to show how the techniques work.

The Knitter's Guide to Hand-Dyed and Variegated Yarn
Knitting with hand-dyed and variegated yarns can be a challenge because the colors can pool or pattern in ways that you won't like. Lorna Miser shares a bunch of tips and tricks for how to break up colors in a hand-dyed or multicolored yarn, along with plenty of swatches to show how the techniques work.

Fearless Fair Isle Knitting
Kathleen Taylor says there's nothing to fear when it comes to Fair Isle knitting, and she aims to prove it with her book of technique instructions and 30 patterns using a range of stranded knitting motifs.

200 Fair Isle Motifs
These 200 motifs provide lots of inspiration to knitters, whether longtime fans of stranded knitting or those new to the technique.

Color Grid
Pick colors for your next knitting project with confidence with the help of this handy, portable reference.

The Art of Fair Isle Knitting
In this book you'll learn the history of Fair Isle knitting, its popularity through the years, techniques and color tips as well as be presented 18 patterns you can try.

Warm Little Knits
These two-color patterns inspired by Norway's knitting traditions are sure to keep you warm and smiling.

Fair Isle Style
Take stranded knitting to a new level with these 20 modern, fun designs, mostly using traditional motifs.

The Very Easy Guide to Fair Isle Knitting
This overview of stranded knitting in 28 lessons with 11 patterns and ample swatches to try is an easy way to get your feet wet with this fun technique.

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