Le Bandana: Basic Intarsia by Aimée Gille

Le Bandana: Basic Intarsia

November 2023
yarn held together
+ Lace
= Sport (12 wpi) ?
21 stitches and 31 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch in colorwork
US 5 - 3.75 mm
711 yards (650 m)
One size
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This is a triangular bandana that is constructed by casting on at an end point and working increases on one side to the center point. Once you have reached the intended depth, you will begin to decrease on the same side to achieve the triangular shape of the bandana.

This is the basic intarsia version of my knitted bandana shape. It contains charts so you can knit the version you see pictured. You can use these charts to customize your own bandana. Move these shapes around, play with color placement, design your own intarsia…
I look forward to seeing how you customize your intarsia bandana!

Finished Size: mine was 37.5”/97cm x 14.25”/36cm
Yarn: 650 meters of lace-weight (held double throughout) or 325 meters of sport-weight (held single)

Suggested Yarn (all yarn held double throughout):
MC: 1 full skein of La Bien Aimée Helix, Felix, or Alix
CCs: 5 mini-skeins (25g) of La Bien Aimée Helix, Felix, or Alix

MC: 1 skein La Bien Aimée Helix in French Grey
CCs: 1 mini-skein (25g) each of La Bien Aimée Felix in

  • Anemone
  • “AS IF”
  • Fluoro Morganite
  • “HELLA”
  • Seaglass

Needles: 3.75mm, 60-80cm cable
Notions: stitch marker
Gauge: Worked in stockinette stitch using 3.75mm needles: 21 sts x 31 sts = 10cm (washed & laying flat). Correct gauge is not critical for this project, but your final measurements and yardage requirements may vary if your gauge is different.

Bundles are available from La Bien Aimée