Early in my weaving career, I was advised to use black wefts with brightly colored warps, because “black pops all colors”. But I quickly found out that that wasn’t true. Sometimes the colors came out clear and bright, other times they turned into mud. If that’s ever happened to you, fear not. There are two secrets for using black to make your handwoven cloth sing, and this post will teach you both of them.
Informative articles about color in weaving
Welcome to my color article archive! Here you'll find informative articles about color in weaving.
Have you ever struggled with a color so bright, it took over your entire project?
Some colors are hard to use in handweaving, because they blaze out so strongly that they can easily dominate your handwoven cloth.
Here’s how to fix that.
Do your brightly colored yarns look fabulous on the cone, but blend into dull, boring colors when you weave them into your handwoven cloth?
Here’s a way to fix that.