Regular readers of this blog will know how much I love knit colorwork. It's so much fun -- picking the right color combination, watching the pattern unfold...
There are lots of cool colorwork traditions in knitting, from simple stripes to elaborate fair isle, but my favorite patterns use knitting to draw a picture. There's just something so sweet and strangely literal about these patterns, which tend to feature flora and fauna. So, here's a Ravelry Roundup featuring representations of everything from feathers to flowers.
The Birdie Fair Isle Cardigan by Hannah Fettig:
via Quince & Co
The Pinion cardigan by Christa Giles:
via twist collective
Bird in Hand mittens by Kate Gilbert:
Of course, these kinds of things can easily veer into too cutesy. Luckily, there's no such thing as too cutesy when it comes to kids clothes, as this ridiculously cute Lion Pullover by Lion Brand Yarn shows:
via Lion Brand