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Knitting for me is all about experimenting, trying new things, re-discovering old stuff and mixing everything together.

I also like a challenge when I knit. I enjoy immensely to have an idea and ...

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Tiling Koi

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(6) Name: 'Knitting : Tiling Koi
Tiling Koi
Tiling Koi
Tiling Koi

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • working from a chart
  • You will learn:
  • the intarsia technique
  • increases
  • decreases
  • bobbles

Pattern Description:

This is a design based on M. C. Eschers work that you knit in one piece, theres no sewing involved at all! The intarsia technique makes this possible.

If you are familiar with working from a chart, have access to a colour printer - which is necessary to print the coloured charts -, consider yourself a fairly experienced knitter and are in the mood for a very detailed, delicate and somewhat different knit, you will like this pattern!

It comes in a scarf and in a cowl version. The scarf uses fingering, the cowl lace weight yarn.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Sizes: Scarf[cowl] shown in black/grey[blue/green]
  • Finished measurements:
  • Length: 161.5 cm (63.5 in)[146.5 cm (57.5 in)]
  • Width: 26.5 cm (10.5 in)[29 cm (11.5 in)]


  • US#0/2 mm circular, 12/30 cm or longer; alternatively 2 straight needles (for edging
  • US#1/2.5 mm[US#1/2.25 mm] circular, 12/30 cm or longer; alternatively 2 straight needles (for main part)

You Will Also Need:

  • Box with at least 6 drawers or 12[16] clothes pegs or 12[16] bobbins (to work the intarsia)
  • Colour printer (since the colouring of the chart is crucial)
  • [Blocking wires] (cowl weight version only)

Suggested yarn:

558 yards of Fingering weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Lang Yarns, Baby Alpaca


719.0004 + 719.0005