Course curriculum

    1. How to use this course

    2. Welcome!

    1. How Fabric Affects Design - Presentation

    2. How Fiber Affects Fabric - Presentation

    1. Let's Discuss: Yarn Weight

    2. Let's Discuss: Fiber Content

    3. Let's Discuss: Texture & Color

    1. Intro to Yarn Mixology

    2. Mixology Recipes

    1. Complementary Colors

    2. Analogous Colors

    3. Triad Colors

    4. Monochromatic Colors

    5. Color Wheel Practice

    1. Thinking Outside the Box

    2. Shopping Strategies

    3. Let's Keep in Touch!

About this course

  • $79.00
  • 17 lessons
  • 2 hours of video content

Use Your Stash Like Never Before!

Learn the secrets of knitting with double strands to create beautiful, custom blends. I'll show you how to maximize your yarn's potential with my unique yarn mixology process. In this single-focus workshop, we'll dive into color theory, fiber content, yarn weight considerations and more! You'll create custom tonal and marled fabric - with yarn you probably already have on hand!

  • Learn how to mix and match colors you might normally never use together to create beautiful marled fabrics.

  • Learn to avoid blending disasters - and how to get predictable results that look great (and hold up over time).

  • Learn my proprietary "recipes" for yarn blending to achieve specific yarn weights - including which needle size to use!

  • Learn to use the color wheel to create gorgeous, unique marled fabric - with practically any yarn!

  • You'll have unlimited access from the comfort of home - using your favorite device!

Become a Yarn Mixologist

Unlimited Access - Doesn't Expire!


Author & Knitwear Designer Marie Greene

Marie Greene is the author of Seamless Knit Sweaters in 2 Weeks, Knit Shawls & Wraps in 1 Week, and Knit a Little. She is also the founder of Knit Camp, an online knitting resource community, and Olive Knits pattern design where she is known for her approachable, timeless style. Marie has taught knitting courses at festivals, shops, and events around the world; her mix of best practices and renegade hacks, along with her charming personality, make her a highly sought-after instructor.


  • What skill level do I need to succeed in this workshop?

    This course is designed for anyone who loves to work with yarn! If you know how to knit and purl, you can apply the principles of yarn mixology to your projects.

  • What will I need for this class?

    All you need is a selection of yarn in different colors and weights - which you likely already have on hand! You will also need knitting needles, paper and pen. I'll walk you through the fundamentals of yarn mixology step by step so you can apply what you learn to what you have on hand.

  • I already know how to knit with two strands - will I learn anything new in this class?

    Absolutely! This class is SO much more than just knitting with two strands. Anyone can do that. Yarn Cocktails about using my proprietary "Yarn Mixology" system to combining yarn weights, colors and fibers strategically to achieve predictable and beautiful results. You'll also learn how to work with the color wheel when mixing colors to create beautiful tonal and marled designs.

  • How long will I have access to this course?

    My workshops are designed with unlimited access with no expiration date. You can revisit your workshop any time!