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Re: Darling Designs 542050-Sail Boat Blanket
Posted by: KT (IP Logged)
Date: April 02, 2009 11:01AM

Pictures are often handled by a technique called intarsia knitting. When you do intarsia, you will need a separate strand of yarn for each of your blocks of color. For example, if you were working a two-colored vertical stripe that went A-B-A-B-A, you will need to work with 3 strands of A and two strands of B.

Depending upon how much you need of a particular color, you could use a separate ball for each block, work both ends of a ball or skein so one will give you two strands, roll off smaller balls or simply cut a long length of that color.

When you come to the place where you will be changing colors, wrap the old and new colors around each other to prevent a hole.

You can also google intarsia knitting for websites with more information.



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  Darling Designs 542050-Sail Boat Blanket RNMOM502 04/02/2009 02:14AM
  Re: Darling Designs 542050-Sail Boat Blanket KT 04/02/2009 11:01AM
  Re: Darling Designs 542050-Sail Boat Blanket knittingmom 04/02/2009 12:01PM


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