Introduction to Intarsia with Bristol Ivy
Introduction to Intarsia with Bristol Ivy
Introduction to Intarsia with Bristol Ivy
Introduction to Intarsia with Bristol Ivy
Introduction to Intarsia with Bristol Ivy

Introduction to Intarsia with Bristol Ivy

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We love online learning. Especially when we're able to bring great instructors like Bristol Ivy right to you. Using Zoom as our online videoconferencing platform, you can take this class from anywhere. 

As many colours as you want!

Intarsia often conjures up images of voluminous ‘80s sweaters covered in puppies, chicks, and Laura Ashley florals. But the technique itself is super easy, super fun, and lends itself incredibly well to modern, linear, and graphic shapes. In this class, we’ll learn how to work intarsia flat, then how to shift stitches and even talk about how to work intarsia in the round.

Experience needed: knitting, purling, increasing and decreasing.

This three-hour workshop takes place on Friday, September 15 starting at 12:00 pm PDT, 1:00 pm MDT, 2:00 pm CDT, 3:00 pm EDT, 4:00 pm ADT and 4:30 pm in NL.

Please bring with you: your homework (see below), 30 yards [27 m] of a different-coloured yarn in the same weight and a writing implement for taking notes.

Homework: With smooth, non-haloed worsted weight yarn and US 7 [4.5 mm] circular needle, please cast on 30 stitches and work about an inch [2.5 cm] in stockinette stitch, worked flat and ending after a WS row. Do not bind off. Make sure to leave at least another 70 yards [64 m] of yarn attached.

Bristol Ivy

Bristol Ivy is a knitting designer, teacher, and author from Bangor, Maine. Her work has been published with PomPom Magazine, amirisu, Quince & Co., Making Magazine, and her own eponymous pattern line. She has taught at such events as Squam Art Workshops, Edinburgh Yarn Festival, and Vogue Knitting Live, as well as yarn shops worldwide. Her recent books, Knitting Outside the Box and Knitting Outside the Box: Drape and Fold, both with PomPom Press, explore her lifelong commitment to breaking rules and finding beauty in unexpected places. When not knitting, she’s sewing, running, watching far too many British murder mysteries, and baking a mean loaf of oatmeal honey bread. Find her online at and on Instagram and Twitter as @bristolivy

Read these helpful tips before you register:

  • You have to pay the registration fee in advance to hold your seat. You can register online or call the store at 780-477-9276 to make a payment over the phone. 
  • Time Zones: the class times listed are Mountain Time (MT). 
  • As this is an online class, you will need to have Zoom downloaded on a computer, tablet or mobile device. If using a computer, make sure you also have a webcam and microphone built in or attached.
  • The class session(s) will be recorded and copies of all/segments of the class will be available for you to review for a limited time after the class session(s).
  • Refunds? If you cancel 14 days (or more) prior to your workshop date, we will transfer your registration fee to a RCY gift card at no charge or offer a refund less a 10% cancellation fee. The cost of any materials provided to you will be subtracted from any refunds/transfers.
  • No refunds will be made if you have to cancel less than 14 days before your class is scheduled to begin. If minimum enrolment is not met we reserve the right to cancel the class. A full refund of your registration fee will be given should this situation arise.

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