Millions of years of evolution has hardwired us to look at certain things. As designers, we can use this to our advantage and guide our viewer’s eye to what we want them to see.

This blog post will show you how to use two different properties of color to focus attention where you want it – and not where you don’t.

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You can weave very different-looking projects on the same warp just by changing the weft colors! Learn how to select an effective color palette to maximize the number of different looks you can get out of one warp.

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Ever had colors that were bright on the cone mix into mud when woven? That’s happened to pretty much all of us. Fortunately, it’s not inevitable. Learn three ways to avoid muddy colors in this post.

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Picking colors that look good together is one of the biggest challenges of color in weaving. It can seem daunting: How do you select a palette that goes together, yet doesn’t mix into mud?

Here are some suggestions.

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What do you do with a domineering color that threatens to take over your cloth? Sure, you can use less of it, but sometimes you want to use it up – like if it’s a huge cone of that Halloween orange yarn you picked up at an estate sale ten years ago.

Fortunately, you can reduce the shoutiness of that dominant color by choosing how you arrange it. Read on to find out how.

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