Illusion knit

unikatissima Illusion Knit

I tried illusion knitting once (Illusion knit – Shadow Knit) – and it worked – mostly ;-)
I learned it from strumpfbina’s Totenkopf Illusion Pattern (German).
You can see the result on the photo.
As template I used an old filet crochet template showing an angel. After the first rows I realized that fine details don’t show, so I didn’t knit the wings ;-)
The rest looks like a Mensch √§rger’ Dich nicht pawn :)

 

unikatissima Illusion Knit
That’s the item seen from above – rather…nice, I’d say ;-)


Links:
strumpfbina’s Totenkopf Illusion Pattern (German)

In the advent calendar of Wollke7 you can find behind door no. 3 the link to a PDF file with instructions for a potholder with a shadow Christmas tree (German).

How to design your own illusion patterns (for Hand knitting instructions scroll down)

At instructables.com: Shadow or Illusion Knitting

At craftster: Custom Illusion Knitting Tutorial – an instruction on how to design your own illusion knitting pattern

Google search result for ‘(illusion or shadow) knit’
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Google search result for ‘schattenstricken’
Google image search result for ‘schattenstricken’

Wikipedia entry for Mensch √§rger’ Dich nicht

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