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This tutorial was filmed to support my Parallelo pattern, but it’ll also be helpful with several of the Elemental hat patterns, too.

Short row colourwork, which the Elemental Hats and Parallelo feature, is a type of intarsia. It’s not just intarsia, as sometimes stranded techniques are used and of course it’s all about the short rows. But having some intarsia skills under your belt will be a useful skill indeed.

There’s a slight difference in the method between changing the colours on the right side and wrong side, and the two videos below cover them both for you.


As always, if you have a question about this technique or need some help with it, leave a comment below! I’m afraid I’m unable to offer help via email or private message but you’re welcome to post in our forums.