Tag Archive for strand knitting


Knitted Pee-wee’s Playhouse Project

***UPDATE: Pee-wee himself has posted about this project on his official Log!!!! *** In summer 2014 I had the silly idea to try and knit my own model version of Pee-wee’s Playhouse. A lot of people have asked me “Why are you doing this?” Honestly, I don’t know. I just liked the show a lot when I was little and really enjoy… Read more →

How to knit with multiple colours at once

I did a series of how-to knit videos with The Australian Women’s Weekly Books and here is my video tutorial for Fair Isle/Intarsia/strand knitting.

Strand knitting, Intarsia or Fair Isle knitting, is a technique that allows you to switch between two or more colours in the same row to create patterns in your knitted work. It may seem complex but with a bit of practice you’ll be knitting words and pictures in no time!

Once you really master this technique you can try out my Free David Bowie knitting pattern grid!

Happy knitting!