Category Archives: Colorwork


“Colorwork is one of the most exciting, challenging, and fun techniques in knitting.” —Kathleen Cubley, Exploring Color Knitting: 7 FREE Patterns using Intarsia, Stranded Knitting, and Fair Isle Knitting Technique

Colorwork is often one of the first techniques that draws people to knitting, with the ability to create pictures, panels, stripes, and patterns in two or more colors. Explore the many different articles we’ve gathered on the topic of knitting colorwork to learn the essential colorwork techniques: stranded, mosaic (a.k.a. slip-stitch colorwork), and intarisa.

We’ll recommend patterns for beginner colorwork projects, colorwork gifts, and colorwork socks. We’ll also tackle more advanced colorwork techniques like steeking, color dominance, and jog-less colorwork in the round. Want a deeper dive into the world of colorwork? Kyle Kunnecke has a series of courses on stranded knitting. Kyle teaches all the basics, including sections on color theory and color dominance. You’ll also love his Modern Colorwork Cowl course!

Discover the many tips, techniques, and tutorials we have here, then stop by the Interweave shop for even more knitting resources including videos, kits, books, ebooks, and magazines!