Take a look inside the process of designing a large scale, colorwork afghan pattern! In this post, I’ll walk you though how I designed the Intarsia Mountain throw from start to finish, including swatching, sketching, knitting, and one particularly leaky barn.
More Intarsia Mountain Color Palettes!
If you want to knit Intarsia Mountain, but aren’t sure how to select 9 colors that will coordinate to make the finished afghan work, check out these five color palettes curated by the designer herself.
Weaving in Intarsia Ends & Tips for Finishing
Many people find weaving in ends to be one of the most frustrating parts of intarsia knitting. Click through for a video tutorial that walks you through how to weave in all of those pesky ends, specifically for intarsia colorwork.
Advanced Intarsia Knitting Tips
For your best intarsia results ever, you’ve got to visualize the process of knitting your pattern. Check out this post for some of the best tips and tricks to level up your intarsia knitting.
How to Knit Intarsia Without Bobbins or Butterflies
Learn how to knit intarsia patterns without using bobbins or butterflies, and check out the case for disorganized intarsia knitting with two great video tutorials.
How to Estimate & Manage Yarn Tails in Intarsia Knitting
Learn how to estimate lengths of color for intarsia knitting, as well as how to make intarsia bobbins and intarsia butterflies to manage your ends as you knit.
Read Along Knit Along Sponsor Spotlight
The Read Along Knit Along prize pack always impresses, and this one’s no exception. Take a closer look at Knitter’s Pride’s Rainbow Knit Blockers, Eucalan fiber wash, and an exciting gift certificate from LoveKnitting. :)
Get an overview of intarsia knitting: what it is and why it’s worth learning, including an in-depth video tutorial on how to knit basic intarsia.
It’s almost Read Along Knit Along time. Are you ready to climb Intarsia Mountain?
Announcing the biggest Read Along Knit Along yet! Read Along with The Snow Child by Eowyn Ivey and knit Intarsia Mountain along with us and win prizes. Check out this post for all the details, including a full schedule, supply list, and how to get the pattern for free!