You can work stripes in flat stockinette stitch, but you can make them more interesting by adding texture. Knit an entire project in a stitch pattern with colored stripes running through it, or add different textures to different stripes.
If the simplicity and creative pleasure of knitting stripes appeal to you but standard stripes don't inspire you or you'd rather not wear horizontal stripes, don't give up quite yet. The sections that follow introduce some unconventional ways to work stripes into your knitting.
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