Intarsia Knitting for Machine Knitters - Digital Download
Learn how to knit the fashionable and dramatic look of an intarsia sweater. Expand your machine knitting skills into a powerful visual journey of sweaters that contain inlaid designs of pictures, geometrics, or any type of graphics. Leslye shares her thorough knowledge of intarsia knitting on your Japanese knitting machine through the ease of video.
Here's what you will learn:
Know what equipment is needed for your Japanese knitting machine
Prepare your particular brand of machine for intarsia
Make a tension swatch for intarsia knitting
Place the yarns properly on needles following a design on Leslye's Design-A- Sweater knitters grid
Use many colors and textures in one sweater
Avoid or fix many common problems and mistakes
Use techniques to control yarn tension
Change and cross the yarns properly to avoid holes and other problems
As a bonus, see a new and exciting way to knit in beads using the intarsia method of machine knitting
Watch the entire process of intarsia knitting at your own pace while you learn how to design and easily knit your own sweater from start to weaving in the last yarn end
Leslye Solomon has been hand-knitting since the early 1960’s and discovered the knitting machine in the mid-1980’s. Her extensive American and Japanese knitting machine training has enabled her to learn and share many techniques that ALL knitters can use. Most techniques can be learned by her DVD’s. For many years she has enjoyed teaching around the country and offering sweater designs on her website www.woolstock.com and Ravelry.