I love the look of intarsia, wherein pictures and motifs are knit right into the work.
However, though I know many people enjoy it, I personally hate the process. The bobbins, the weaving in of ends, the twisting of yarn to avoid holes. Ugh.
This is why I love duplicate stitch so very much. I can finish my garment, decide where and how many motifs it needs and where they should go, and spend a few relaxing hours stitching them on.
Here are two styles that I really enjoyed working on and employing this technique.
Patterns for both styles are downloadable, and kits contain yarn for garments and all colors for embroidery.
Try one of these pretty styles as a new addition to your Spring wardrobe.