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1016
Sunday 02/25/2018, 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm


Skill Level
Easy

Class Hours
3

Teacher
Sarah Peasley

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Basic Intarsia Techniques with Sarah Peasley
Intarsia knitting creates a single layer of multicolored fabric, as in Christmas stockings with a jolly Santa motif 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.

Supplies
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; scissors.

Homework
With main color, cast on 25 stitches.
Rows 1-6: Knit.
Row 7: Purl.
Row 8: Knit.
Row 9: Purl. Do not bind off. Do not cut yarn.