This photo shows a close up of the centre of the colour wheel in yarn. These pegs are all Stylecraft Special DK, and there are 100 colours! And before you ask – I did not make them, I bought them from CraftycraftsBySheila on Etsy. And they are fabulous!
These are my go to for choosing colours to start with – I would then go to my local wool shop - Crates of Wool, and put the colours out in a larger scale, to see if they do go together.
You will see that the closest to neutral primary colours are Lipstick, Sunshine and Royal, Secondary colours are spice, Grass green and Proper Purple.
And between each of them – clementine (yellowy orange) tomato (orangy red) Plum (reddy purple) Violet (purply blue) Teal (greeny blue) and Apple (yellowy green)
You might say to me that is all well and good, but how does this help when choosing colours.