Knit intarsia in the round (ITR), with no visible seam. Learn techniques to manage yarn supplies, bury ends, and read charts when working “in the round” with non-stranded colorwork. This is the technique used for argyle socks, and to put pictures on knitting, with a trick to eliminate a seam: handy for socks, mitts, hats, bags, sweaters, etc.
Technique Requirements: knit/purl, cast on/bind off, chart reading, easy colorwork
Basic edging: Using any method, cast on 66 sts onto a 16”circ needles. Being careful not to twist sts, join to work in the round. Work 6 rounds garter stitch Round 1: knit Round 2: purl Repeat Rounds 1 and 2, twice more (6 total rounds)
Smooth, worsted weight yarn in at several contrasting colors. You will need small amounts, as you will be knitting blocks of less than 60 stitches, (11 blocks of 6 sts each) so leftover stash is ideal for this project. Appropriate sized needles (7-9 US, circular needles 16” length). Yarn needles, scissors