Craft & Design
Chemical Symbol Knit Baby Blocks


Leah of pointed me to some cool looking chemistry symbol knit baby blocks. The blocks were created by Elspeth as a gift to her Chemistry professor and his expectant wife. A great way to practice intarsia knitting! Link.

2 thoughts on “Chemical Symbol Knit Baby Blocks

  1. A great way to practice intarsia knitting!

    Actually, the letters on the blocks are done with duplicate stitch — where a contrasting yarn is stitched over existing stitches to give the appearance of intarsia. It’s a good technique for a project like this where added bulk isn’t a liability.

    Intarsia wouldn’t really work for a project like this, as there’s no way to carry the yarn to the edge of the knitting.

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