Monday, July 20, 2015

Reversible Intarsia Crochet

I recently had the opportunity to take Laurinda Reddig's reversible intarsia crochet class. Laurinda developed this technique because she wasn't happy with the look of standard intarsia crochet. She wanted it to be reversible so that the back of a blanket or scarf looks as nice as the front, and she also wanted cleaner lines between the colors.  In the class, we made 4 coasters that taught us the basics of the technique.

Not only did Laurinda develop this technique, but she wrote a book on it - Reversible Color Crochet. The book features 28 squares  and 10 afghan projects using them. Working through the first 12 squares will teach you the reversible intarsia technique. If you're going to the Knit and Crochet show in San Diego later this week, stop by the Crochetville and Red Heart booth on Friday between 5:30 and 6 when Laurinda will be doing book signings. Her classes at this year's show are full, but look for her at future shows. Find out more about what Laurinda is up to at her web site


  1. What a neat technique and love your yarn color choices. Enjoy the San Diego show!
    Post some photos and commentary to let us know what's going on and what you are doing.


  2. Laurinda provided the yarn so the color coordination was hers. :-)

  3. That is such a fascinating technique and it appeals strongly to the crochet geek in me. Your samples look great!


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