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Sunday 08/09/2015, 8:30 am - 11:30 am
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Basic Intarsia Techniques with Sarah Peasley
Intarsia knitting creates a single layer of multicolored fabric, as in a Christmas stocking with a jolly Santa motif, argyles, or a vertically striped sweater. Learn a variety of tricks to keep your intarsia knitting on track and (mostly) tangle-free, including preparing your materials, reading a chart, weaving in ends, and mastering duplicate stitch.
__Smooth, #4 (worsted-weight) yarn: 50 grams of main color and 10 yards each of 4 contrasting colors
__4.5mm/US 7 circular or straight needles or size to match yarn
__Blunt darning needle
__Sharp tapestry needle
With main color, cast on 25. Rows 1–6 Knit. Row 7 Purl. Row 8 Knit. Row 9 Purl. Do not bind off. Do not cut yarn.