A beginner's guide to intarsia knitting : 11 simple inspiring projects with easy to follow steps / by Quail Studio.
Contributor(s): Quail StudioMaterial type: TextPublisher: Tunbridge Wells : Search Press, 2019Description: 96 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cmContent type: text | still image Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781782213185; 178221318XSubject(s): Knitting -- PatternsDDC classification: 746.432 LOC classification: TT
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This clear and simple book is ideal for anyone who wants to learn the art of knitting with different coloured yarns. It guides you effortlessly through the process of choosing colours, preparing yarn bobbins and working out yarn quantities through to the basic intarsia techniques such as joining in new colours and working from charts.
Intarsia basics: What is intarsia knitting? -- Useful materials -- Choosing yarn -- Abbreviations -- Preparing yarn -- Making a yarn butterfly -- Joining in a new colour -- Changing colour on a straight line -- Changing colour on a diagonal line -- Stranding across a knit row -- Stranding across a purl row -- Understanding tension (gauge) -- Working from charts -- Swiss darning -- Finishing -- Pressing and blocking -- Projects: Fox pillow -- Draught excluder -- Tea cosy -- Diamond pillow -- Door stop -- Chevron scarf -- Child's hat -- Child's mittens -- Star blanket -- Child's motif sweater -- Flamingo motif sweater.