Argyles, or argylls, are patterns made of diamonds or lozenges. The word is sometimes used to refer to an individual diamond in the design but most commonly indicates to the whole pattern. It is a diamond-shape pattern in two or more colors and mostly used in clothing and wall embellishment.
We’ve created a collection of argyle patterns for those who are looking for distinct pattern designs and to anybody who simply wants a beautiful piece of art. Scroll down and check out these 10 patterns. You will be surely amazed.
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Majority of argyle consists layers of extending motifs, adding a sense of three: dimensionality, texture, and mobility. Usually, there is an overlapping of crisscross diagonal lines on solid diamonds. As a knitting pattern, argyle is mainly accomplished using the intarsia technique (a technique used to create patterns with multiple colors).
The argyle pattern comes from the tartan of Clan Campbell of Argyll in Western Scotland. It was used for plaids and kilts, and from the decorated socks worn by Scottish highlanders since the 17th century generally known tartan hose. Argyle knitwear fashion was a hit in Great Britain and then the USA after World War I. Toward the end of the 18th century, the argyle pattern became intensely famous due to its mass production.
Today, you can see that argyle patterns can be in any design—whether in shirts, skirts, polos, hankies, socks, and so much more. Because of its unique layout, it can really get people’s attention, especially those who love designs with particular patterns. Not just that, argyle patterns come in different colors too. No wonder why it created a huge impact in the fashion industry.
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Since we are talking about argyle patterns, we’ve collated 9 argyle patterns for you to choose from and included in this list. All are great and beautiful and enough for you to appreciate argyle patterns that much.
With our website’s host of templates, this is what we offer:
Though famous as tartan and kilt designs, the argyle proves its versatility when applied as
You can make use of them any you want it. Just bring out that creativity in you! For sure, you have friends who love this type of design—share it with them. Add our Geometric Patterns to your list too! They are also unique and perfect for that edgy look.