Unravel 2021: Intarsia Colourwork in the Round

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Workshop Description:

Learn how to knit Intarsia in the round and make a pair of seamless, wrist warmers with a gorgeous Argyle or geometric 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.

Homework:

Using below gauge-size needle and your preferred cast-on method, cast on 48 stitches with one colour. Join to work in the round. Work in 2x2 ribbing for 5 cm What do participants need to bring : Light DK/heavy 4ply weight yarn in at least 3 contrasting colours (10-20g minis ideal) Gauge-size needle(s) of your preferred type for working small circumferences (40cm (16”) circular recommended Tapestry needle Scissors Ruler

tutor: Sylvia Watts Cherry

Sylvia is a UK designer who loves bold patterns and striking colours. She learned to knit at the age of 8 years old and is a prolific knitter, using her African heritage as well as her Scottish upbringing for inspiration in her knitting. Sylvia was a runner up in the UK Channel 4 TV programme, Kirstie’s Handmade Christmas Jumper in 2018, with her African inspired Christmas sweater and has patterns published in Knit Now and Pompom Quarterly, By Hand publication, Taproot and other publications. Her most recognisable pattern to date is the Nubian Queen jumper and her recent Village Life cardigan. A qualified teacher, Sylvia uses her skills in teaching Intarsia colourwork workshops and other knitting techniques.