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Thunderbird Intarsia Tapestry

The Knitted Rug
Knitting
Bulky / 12 ply (7 wpi) ?
7 stitches and 12 rows = 4 inches in St st using a double strand of yarn
US 15 - 10.0 mm
1925 yards (1760 m)
35x44"/89x112 cm after blocking

Skill Level: Experienced

This rug has international roots- knitted masterpieces made by German knitting guilds as well as Native American tapestries inspired the design. The larger color areas are knit as-you-go, and the smaller motifs are embroidered as a finishing touch.

Instructions are included to hang this with a dowel or curtain rod to use for a wall hanging.

Yarn: bulky weight wool yarn: black 875 yd/800m, natural 350 yd/320m, turquoise 350 yd/320m, red 350 yd/320m

Original rug knit with: 5 skeins color: Silent Night and 2 skeins each of colors: Jaffa Beach, Bedouin Blue, and Red Sea

Example photo included of using the small bird chart for a fringe-edged pillow (to match or not)