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Colourful Caterpillar Knitalong Part 5
Colourful Caterpillar Knitalong Part 5

Colourful Caterpillar Knitalong Part 5

Designer: Carol Meldrum
  • NEEDLES

    3.75mm, 4mm, both straight, 3.75mm double-pointed, two
  • SIZE

    Squares: 13cm; Caterpillar: 96cm long
  • SKILL LEVEL

    Beginner
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What you need to know

Try your hand at colour blocking using the intarsia technique. You’ll need a separate ball of yarn for each colour section on the row, so wind smaller balls before you begin. Give the strands a little twist at each colour change to avoid holes.

Carol Meldrum

Carol Meldrum

LKT Designer

Discover colourwork and texture with this tactile toy. Each segment is based around a simple square and features a different technique.

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How to: prepare for intarsia

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  • Project information

    Yarn Cygnet 100% Pure Superwash Wool
    Yarn Colours shades (A) 2817 Everglade, (B) 2185 Geranium (C) 2155 Gold, (D) 2156 Bluebell, (E) 2195 Cream, (F) 217 Black, one 50g ball of each
    Needles 3.75mm, 4mm, both straight, 3.75mm double-pointed, two
    Additional Safety toy stuffing; Felt: white; Sewing needle and thread; Tapestry needle
    Tension Square 22 sts x 30 rows; 10cm x 10cm; Stocking stitch; 4mm needles
  • About the designer

    Carol Meldrum

    Carol Meldrum

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