Pole wrapped shibori from notesfromnorma.blogspot.com. Such a beautiful pattern on a knit would be an excellent choice for my project. There is a subtle horizontal pattern filled with movement here that I love and that I think suits the combination of horizontal and vertical stripes in my project.
1. Stitched semicircles on folded calico 2. Calico after pulling all the threads tight and securing 3. Other side of the calico after pulling the threads tight 4. After dyeing with indigo and unpicking the stitches 5. Close-up detail of shibori circle 6. The finished cushion! Taken from the blog, "Flextiles," original link is http://flextiles.wordpress.com/2011/07/15/shibori-cushion/