DVD class

Intarsia: Basics & Beyond (DVD + Streaming)

$49.99

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Description

Simplify intarsia knitting 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!

NOTE: If you’d like to purchase only the DVD for this class, you may do so through this link. (Please note, any class PDF materials are not on the DVD itself. You must have streaming access to download those materials associated with the class.)

Class Sessions

Introduction (05:50)
Meet your instructor, Sally Melville, and learn more about the intarsia techniques covered as well as the argyle pillow pattern that comes with your class.

Managing the Challenges of Intarsia (07:47)
Sally goes over some of the challenges particular to this style of knitting, including keeping track of your place on charts, managing your yarn and weaving in tails.

Creating the Basic Color Cross (25:06)
Get started knitting with a simple swatch that incorporates the basic color cross that is integral to intarsia. You’ll knit along with Sally step by step!

Using Intarsia With Other Knitting Techniques (16:33)
Intarsia plays well with other knitting techniques, allowing you to mix and match looks! Sally discusses how to carry your colors with combining intarsia with Fair Isle, different stitch types and duplicate stitch.

Choosing Your Intarsia Pattern (17:18)
Using lots of colors means lots of balls of yarn to wrangle. Sally gives you some techniques for preventing a tangled mess.

Creating Your Own Intarsia Art (09:52)
Inspiration is everywhere! Once you’ve mastered intarsia knitting, you can create your own designs based on whatever delights you, whether it’s your children’s artwork, a magazine spread or an abundant garden.

Knitter’s Graph Paper (12:30)
With the help of knitter’s graph paper provided with your class, you’ll be able to map out a chart and turn your dream designs into reality. Sally shows you how!

Your Instructor

Sally Melville
In more than 50 years of knitting and 35 years of teaching, Sally Melville has taken hundreds of finished garments off her needles and taught hundreds of different classes. Today, she is the author of seven knitting books including Sally Melville Styles, The Knitting Experience series and Knitting Pattern Essentials. Her gift for making knitting simple, useful and fun has long made Sally a beloved instructor. Sally is dedicated to helping knitters make pieces they’ll be proud to show the world!

Bonus Materials


Patterns & More

Bonus materials available after purchase

FAQ

How will I receive my DVD class?
Your DVD will be shipped in the mail using the address you provide at checkout. Your purchase also includes access to a streaming version of the class and downloadable PDF class materials. After your purchase, you can find your streaming class and your PDF class materials by logging into your Craftsy account using the user name and password you established.

How do I access the companion materials for my DVD class?
Come to Craftsy.com and log into your account using the username and password you set up when establishing your Craftsy account or purchasing your DVD. In your “My Account” area, select the “Classes” content. On this page, you’ll see all classes you’ve purchased from Craftsy. Simply select the desired class from your content list, and you’ll be presented with your selected class page. From the class page you can easily view, download or print the companion class materials, which are in the “Bonus Materials” tab on the class page. You can log in any time, and download or print the companion materials as many times as you like. Companion class materials are not shipped in the mail with your DVD, and must be accessed on Craftsy.com.

How do I stream my class on Craftsy.com?
Come to Craftsy.com and log into your account using the username and password you set up when establishing your Craftsy account or purchasing your DVD. In your “My Account” content, select the desired class. Stream the video on-demand from the class page any time you like; your viewing access is unlimited. You can stream your class from any computer, tablet or mobile device with Internet access.

Do I have to purchase a Craftsy Membership to get my class?
No, you do not. Every DVD purchased on Craftsy.com includes both the physical DVD in the mail and unlimited on-demand streaming access at Craftsy.com. These benefits are yours with or without a Craftsy membership.

Are DVDs included in a Craftsy Membership?
No, they are not. DVDs can only be purchased on an individual basis and are not included in Craftsy memberships. For non-members, DVDs are a flexible way to purchase only the classes you love best. For members, DVDs are a great choice to build an at-home library you can keep forever and enjoy any time, with or without Internet access.

Do you ship internationally?
Yes, we do ship most physical products, including DVDs, to several International destinations. In addition to the USA and Canada, we ship to Australia, Brazil, India, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, South Africa, and most Western European countries. If you live outside these countries, you can still purchase digital items including memberships, individual streaming classes, and pattern downloads.

Do your DVDs work on international players?
Yes, our DVDs should be compatible with any DVD player in use today. All our videos have been created with all current Region Codes (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, and 8). If you have trouble viewing a DVD purchased from Craftsy.com, please contact Customer Service.

What is your return policy?
We want to be sure you’re satisfied. If you have trouble playing your DVD, if the content is not correctly presented on the DVD, or you are dissatisfied with the content of your class, we will work with you. Contact Craftsy customer service via email or phone. Upon your request, and upon your return of the DVD to us, we will refund your purchase price or send you another DVD to replace a damaged or incorrect DVD, whichever is your preference. If you do receive a full refund, your streaming video class will also be removed from your Craftsy account, so on-demand video access will no longer be available to you.

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