Sunday, March 16, 2008

Illusion knitting

Illusion knitting is something my husband brought to my attention recently, after he had stumbled across it on the internet.

It is knitted in stripes of two colours.
When looking down on it, it appears just like a stripey fabric, but when looking from an angle it reveals its secret:
A hidden image, created by ridges in stocking stitch!

So it was time to try it for myself! Here is the stripey cloth:


And here is the hidden image:

4 comments:

Hedgewitch said...

that's magic!!!

Nutty Knitter said...

Not quite magic, Hedgewitch ... but yes, it's pretty cool! :D

sarah said...

That is amazing. I will have to try it sometime.

ally said...

that's amazing! I've seen it in art but never knew you could knit it! So cool :)