11:30am - 1:30pm EASTERN DAYLIGHT TIME
Learn how to knit intarsia in the round and make a pair of seamless, wrist warmers with a gorgeous heart motif pattern. Plus, learn tips for keeping your yarns organised, maintaining your tension, calculating yarn needs and more.
Level of Experience: Advanced Beginner/Intermediate knitter.
Prerequisites: Knit, purl. Some experience with traditional intarsia and working from charts will be helpful, but not required.
Participants will need the following:
- Sports weight/DK weight yarn in a main color (MC) plus at least 2 contrasting colours (CC): Main colour: 20g; Contrast Colours: CC1 - 20g; CC2 – 10g minis ideal
- Gauge-size needle(s) of your preferred type for working small circumferences (40cm (16”) circular recommended)
- Below gauge-size needle(s) of your preferred type for working small circumferences (40cm (16”) circular recommended)
- Tapestry needle
- Ruler or sticky note for marking place on chart
With contrast CC1 and using below gauge-size needle and your preferred cast-on method, cast on 48 stitches. Join to work in the round. Work in 2x2 ribbing for 2 inches (5 cm). Break off CC1 and join MC. Change to gauge-size needles and knit 4 rounds. Break off MC, leaving a tail of approx 2 yards (2 m).
Cut the following lengths of yarn:
- MC: 1 x 3.25 yards (3 m); 2 x 10 inches (25cm)
- CC1: 3 x 2 yard (2 m); 1 x 6 inches (15 cm)
- CC2: 3 x 2 yard (2 m); 1 x 6 inches (15 cm)