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The meaning of Intarsia


Intarsia – definition


A method of knitting with a number of colours, in which a separate length or ball of yarn is used for each area of colour (as opposed to different yarns being carried at the back of the work).

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An intarsia design

An elaborate form of marquetry using inlays in wood, especially as practised in 15th-century italy.

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The intricate intarsia (inlaid wood decoration) of the studiolo also illustrates how innovative art…

A style of knitting (= making something by using two long needles to connect wool into joined rows) that involves creating patterns with several colours that appear to fit into each other

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Knitting intarsia does not require any special skills., intarsia knitting enables you to introduce …

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Word origin

from Italian intarsio ; in intarsia (sense 2) superseding earlier tarsia (from Italian, ‘marquetry’); the knitting term dates from the mid 19th century.

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