Dianna Walla recently shared a great tip on her Instagram feed: Especially if she’s thinking of knitting with a color outside her closet comfort zone, she poses with the skein. Snapping a pic of the yarn held up to her face lets her see how she’ll look in that color and consider whether it’s really a shade she’s comfortable with and wants to wear.
For best results, stand near a window for natural sidelight — taking the pic under artificial lighting will throw off the tones of both your skin and the yarn.
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Oh you can be like me and say f it and wear ALL the colors. LOL
You’re lucky that all the colors look good on you! ❤️
I would add to that and take a picture under artificial light as well. I work in an office and spend most of my day under fluorescent lights! I know what they do to my complexion as well as my clothes…it’s not pretty…
Yes, fair point!
Great tip! Both Dianna’s and Carolyn’s (comment above.)
Excellent tip and so easy to do! I was very surprised to see how unflattering denim blue is on me despite how cool I think I look!
And yellow may be my favorite color but doesn’t really flatter my face. I will still knit with those colors but will be adding a touch of the flattering closer to my face.
Thanks for the eye opener!
Yeah, often it’s just about using a favorite color more strategically if it makes you look like death or paste or something.
“Death or paste.”
Such a great idea, thanks.
Both links seem to go to your previous hot tip post – they do for me anyway!
Oh no! Here’s the link to Dianna’s post — thanks for alerting me to the error! https://www.instagram.com/p/BjYcfQVA6Co/?taken-by=cakeandvikings
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