This is a fine-art project in which I employed many techniques to obtain the effects of the Farbenkugel, a color-sphere designed by the painter Philipp Otto Runge. There are six different Hues/Shades/Tones/Tints that were each hand plied with the use of a drop-spindle so as to mirror the act of mixing pigment.
Read more about it and my design inspiration on the Knit Purl PDX blog
12 inch circumference
Hand-knitted mohair/silk over wire/paper lantern