Knits and knit.wear editor Lisa Shroyer visits with Vickie to talk about how to knit surprising shapes on Episode 1201 of Knitting Daily TV with Vickie Howell. Lisa discusses fashion and knitting with the use of color blocking, as well as how to work intarsia and shaped intarsia.
About the Shaped-Intarsia Tunic by Daniela Nii
Use the shaped intarsia technique along with colorblocking to make a chic knit dress—lightweight thanks to an airy sportweight yarn.
FINISHED SIZE 34 (37, 43, 47, 50)” bust circumference. Tunic shown measures 34”, modeled with 2½” of positive ease.
YARN Manos del Uruguay Silk Blend (70% merino extra fine, 30% silk; 150 yd [135 m]/1¾ oz [50 g]): #3031 nickel (MC), 4 (4, 5, 5, 6) skeins; #300G coffee (A), 3 (3, 4, 5, 5) skeins; #300X topaz (B), 1 skein. Yarn distributed by Fairmount Fibers.
NEEDLES Size 6 (4 mm): straight and 16” circular (cir). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.
NOTIONS Marker (m); stitch holders; tapestry needle.
GAUGE 20 sts and 32 rows = 4” in St st.
Featured on Episode 1202 of Knitting Daily TV.
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