I cut off the samples from the Infinite Warp today, in preparation for re-sleying. To my surprise, I had over a yard of samples! I’m surprised I got that far (or had that much patience), since I was breaking threads like crazy.
At any rate, here they are:
These have not been wet-finished yet, so of course the patterns are subject to change, but on a preliminary basis, here are my thoughts:
- I like sample 1 (Celtic braid without stripes) better than sample 2. The white lines in sample 2 compete with the Celtic braid for attention. The black twill in sample 1 also competes a little with the Celtic braid, so I may try another version with a broken twill instead.
- I like samples 3, 5, and 6 (though the cherry blossom needs some more work to prevent the two bottom petals from merging).
- Bold patterns work better in fine threads – the 4th sample is barely legible, even close up and with high value contrast. At a distance it disappears into static.