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How to Knit An Intarsia Picnic Blanket Knitting Pattern

How to Knit An Intarsia Picnic Blanket

  • Difficulty


  • Yarn Type

    Yarn Type

    Aran / Worsted

  • designer


    Helen Ardley

  • Needle Size

    Needle Size

    US 6 / 4.0mm, US 7 / 4.5mm

  • Needle Type

    Needle Type


  • Techniques


    Intarsia, knit, Purl

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What you need to know

Have a go at colourwork in Helen Ardley’s cheerful make

Whether outdoors in the park or under a gazebo because the showers have started, we love a picnic. Before you get carried away dreaming of all those tasty treats, check out our bright and beautiful blanket that will add that crafty touch to your spread. Although it looks like patchwork, it’s actually knitted in one piece using a neat colour blocking technique known as intarsia. Turn over and we’ll tell you all you need to know.

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Techniques: Intarsia, knit, Purl

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