Picture Perfect Knits

Picture Perfect Knits

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Just what the heck is intarsia anyway? One of the most overlooked knitting techniques, intarsia allows knitters to add graphicsa€”think argyle diamonds or mod motifsto their knits. There's no tricky double stranding and knitters can incorporate intarsia into almost any projecta€”be it a cozy blanket or tiny mittens. This handy guide includes instructions to make 12 projects plus more than 50 intarsia graphs that can be used to customize almost any knit. Clear instructions, helpful illustrations, and finished project photos make it simple to learn the basics. There are even some blank charts so knitters can invent their own patterns. It's easy. It's fun. And the results are totally picture perfect! Special guest designers include: Lena Corwin, Jenny Hart of Sublime Stitching, Sarah Neuberger of Small Object, Shannon Okey of Knitgrrl, Denyse Schmidt, and more!The pattern comes with options for either a fabric or a knitted back, and, because the wrong side is hidden inside the pillow, the intarsia motif requires little ... Koigu Premium Merino Solids (100% merino wool; 50g = 175 yds) Main Color (MC): true red, 1 skein Begin working the intarsia pattern. K10 sts, place marker, work row 1 of the intarsia chart over the next 80 sts, place marker, K to end of row.

Title:Picture Perfect Knits
Author:Laura Birek
Publisher:Chronicle Books - 2012-02-17


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