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Thursday 02/18/2016, 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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Intarsia Ins and Outs with Beth Whiteside
Intarsia is awesome, and it's easier than you might think, when you know just a few of its ins and outs. 'Picture knitting' can be used to add geometric shapes to a plain sweater, or put Santa’s face on a stocking. Learn how to plan for your elements, wind butterflies, and minimize tangles. Our class project will lead us through joining yarns, interlocking colors to prevent holes, and what to do when yarn needs to move diagonally. We’ll finish up with some tips on using duplicate stitch and weaving in ends. Get in with intarsia!
#4 (worsted) weight yarn in 4 colors, 50 yds each, knitting needles appropriate for yarn
Sharp scissors, notebook, pen or pencil with an eraser, stitch markers, blunt tapestry needles (large and small), flexible tape measure, small calculator, and needles & crochet hooks of various sizes.
With 1 of your 4 colors, cast on 21 sts. Work 2 rows in stockinette stitch.