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This demonstrates the basic technique of switching from one color to another.
This is a technique for working stripes that allows you to carry the yarn up the side.
This video explains how to read a colorwork chart if you find one in your pattern.
This is an intermediate colorwork technique that involves knitting a section of one color surrounded by another color. It differs from Fair Isle because it does not require you to carry floats in the back.
This video gives a good overview of the Fair Isle colorwork technique.
This is video shows a couple methods for carrying floats in Fair Isle colorwork. The explanations begin at 2:37 if you would like to skip ahead.
This video explains how and why you want to alternate hand dyed yarns to avoid pooling. The explanation begins at 1:57 if you would like to skip ahead.
This video explains the differences between intarsia colorwork and the duplicate stitch technique.
This video gives a great explanation of what mosaic knitting is and how to read a charted pattern. Her demonstration is a bit tricky to see as it is faraway, check out the video below for a better close up example.
This video will give you a better visual of how to actually knit the mosaic technique. The pattern example in this video does not use a chart and is just another way of expressing the same concept.
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