Intarsia is like a jigsaw puzzle for knitters. It is knitting formed from blocks of color, each knit with separate strands of yarn. Most intarsia patterns are for kids. But sometimes grownups want an intarsia project for themselvesone that doesn't involve duckies or airplanes. Here it is.
It's a simple process to knit using an intarsia pattern, but many knitters have not done it before, and on the surface it can look intimidating. This pattern goes through the process step by step, gives lots of tips for making it easier, and explains how to get a great look.
Approximately 5 stitches per inch.
200 yards of Worsted weight
Cynthia has put her Ph.D. in ed. psych. to work full time in the fiber arts, designing Really Clear patterns that are clear, easy-to-understand, and fun to make! (She thinks hard about how to explain things so that you don't need a Ph.D. to make them!) Her patterns and tutorials are found at www.reallyclear.com. Find her blog at reallyclearinstructions.blogspot.com.