Sometimes you just need the magic of knitting to be inspired. And to us, mosaic knitting is magic. Using just one color of yarn at a time, slip stitches to create interesting and unique patterns to elevate your knitting. Discover these four patterns that are designed with slip stitches to keep your knitting exciting at every turn.

Sentido by Fabi

Knit in the round with a 1×1 rib, the star of the show is a cool, mosaic band around the center of the hat. Pick two contrasting colors of fingering weight yarn to make this hat sized child to adult.

Promises in the Dark by Cheryl Faust

An epic showcase of mosaic knitting, Promises in the Dark is a triangle-shaped shawl that uses two colors of DK weight yarn to create a geometrical arrangement of triangles. Use a self-striping or gradient colorway as color two for an even more eye-catching appeal.

Ava’s Blanket & Hat Set by Pam Grushkin

This slip stitch blanket is simple in design but big on impact. With two colors of DK weight yarn, work this blanket from the bottom up, creating stripes and dots of baby-friendly texture. And if that’s not enough, make a matching hat to go with it.

Moonstruck Wrap by Heidi May

With two colors of worsted weight yarn, work this triangle-shaped shawl with short rows and slip stitches. Alternate bold rows of spotted texture with solid stripes for an accessory that looks great wrap or draped around the shoulders.