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    The Science Behind Color Choices – Part 2

    In Part 1 of The Science Behind Color Choices I discussed the meaning of each color & how you can use these meanings to create items for those you love.  If you want to create crochet items using multiple colors and don’t know what to choose…you will discover that a Color Wheel will become your new best friend. A Color Wheel shows the relationship between colors.  The color wheel in the above picture is a very basic one.  How do you use it? Locate the main color you are considering using for your project.  If you want your colors to: Blend:  Choose from the two wedges to the right or…

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    The Science Behind Color Choices – Part 1

    I am always fascinated by color & I love bright, happy, cheerful colors for my personal clothing items.  When creating patterns, I tend to lean more toward neutral color palettes.  When creating needlework projects, it is easy to get stuck sometimes on what colors to use.  This is where a Color Wheel  will come in handy.  I have a pocket color wheel so I can carry it with me to craft stores when selecting yarn for a project with more than one color. What do different colors mean? RED – Red is a very emotionally  intense color.   It is the color of blood & fire; therefore, it is associated with energy, war,…

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