Don't you love those multicoloured yarns and threads? They're known by many names: variegated, ombre, painted, printed, space dyed and so on. Technically, there are minor differences between them, but the effect is the same. The colours change throughout the length of yarn, producing pleasing, interesting effects. Unfortunately, we sometimes don't get quite the look we want.
You may already be familiar with the joys of working with variegated yarns. This section exists to help you solve the problems you may encounter along the way. Some of these ideas I've come up with on my own, some I picked up over the years on the net or from magazines, a few have been contributed by visitors like yourself.
If you have any additional tips or ideas you feel should be mentioned here, please send them to me.
If you don't find a suitable solution, please be sure to check the rest of the tips and hints listed here, since many of them are applicable to more than one problem or situation.