Learn techniques no knitter should be without. Join knitwear designer and author Sally Melville and learn to create perfect gauge swatches for work that fits flawlessly. Select and knit the best cast-ons and bind-offs for any project. Create invisible or eye-catching seams with different selvage stitches. Get the most professional look with the right increases and decreases for any stitch pattern. Seam row-to-row, stitch-to-stitch and stitch-to-row for a beautiful finish. Master picking up and knitting to work wonders along row edges, V-neck pullovers and around curves. Choose and use smart techniques for the best results in any knitting situation.
Simplify intarsia and succeed at this amazing form of colorwork with knitwear designer and teacher Sally Melville as your guide. With Sally's tips, you'll keep your yarn untangled, your tails under control and your stitches looking lovely. Learn to create basic intarsia color crosses, secure floats and weave in ends for beautiful, bulk-free projects. Then, Sally will help you make intarsia easier and more visually interesting by combining it with other techniques. You'll also discover the nuances of different types of intarsia patterns, so you can choose which ones are right for you. Sally will even guide you through turning your favorite images into original, knittable intarsia patterns. Discover intarsia to bring an inspired touch of individuality to your wardrobe!