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with Sally Melville
Online Class

Intarsia: Basics & Beyond

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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!


  • intermediate
  • 7 episodes
  • 1h35m

Included in this Class

1. Introduction

1. Introduction

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.

2. Managing the Challenges of Intarsia

2. Managing the Challenges of Intarsia

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.

3. Creating the Basic Color Cross

3. Creating the Basic Color Cross

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!

Recommended with this class

  • Intarsia: Basics & Beyond Argyle Pillow Kit