Introduction to Intarsia Knitting

Knitting with blocks of colour

About this experience

Master the basics of the Intarsia knitting technique.  Often referred to as ‘picture knitting’ intarsia allows you to use multiple colours across a single row to achieve stunning designs with a single thickness fabric.  Intarsia was popularised by designer Kaffe Fassett in the 1980s and is now back as a knitting trend.  We will try different methods to knit intarsia including using bobbins, butterflies and short lengths of yarn to see which suits you best.


You Will Need To Bring:
•    1 pair of 4mm knitting needles.
•    3 contrasting colours of DK weight yarn to knit with.  50g balls or decent amounts of oddments.

Skill Level:
You should be comfortable with the following
•    Cast On
•    Knit Stitch 
•    Purl Stitch
•    Cast Off