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Simply_Renee 02-21-2008 02:00 PM

What is a "colorway"?
 
I keep seeing this term used but I have no idea what it is!

marlajap 02-21-2008 02:02 PM

It's just the yarn-method of saying "color and pattern" - so that, for instance, the Blue Sky Alpaca Silk I bought in a pretty lavender shade is Colorway #114 - Wisteria. And the KP Shimmer I have that's variegated in shades of pink and yellow is Colorway Happy Dance. :)

Regards,

Simply_Renee 02-21-2008 02:47 PM

a HA!
 
I just couldn't figure that out!

I am in TN too, NE corner!

marlajap 02-21-2008 02:54 PM

Middle part for me, about 35 mi south of Music City USA. :)

MMario 02-21-2008 02:59 PM

The other common usage is when a pattern or kit is available in multiple colour schemes; Say, for example your choice between a blend of blues and greens
OR reds and oranges

Simply_Renee 02-21-2008 03:05 PM

Thanks!
 
That makes sense in the context I saw it used!


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