Beginner’s Guide To Writing Knitting Patterns

Learn to Write Patterns Others Can Knit
by Kate Atherley

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Beginner’s Guide To Writing Knitting Patterns – Ebook
Beginner’s Guide To Writing Knitting Patterns – Softcover book

From the publisher :
“Discover how to write clear, easy-to-follow knitting patterns for others to knit!

Have you ever dreamt of designing and selling knitting patterns? Are you a current designer that struggles with formatting patterns? Are you a knitter what wants to better understand the different parts of patterns? This is the book for you!

Knitting expert Kate Atherley has poured her years of pattern writing and editing experience into The Beginner's Guide to Writing Knitting Patterns. This one-stop guide includes concrete guidelines with lots of examples on everything from pattern writing basics, to schematics and charts, to handling multiple sizes, establishing a personal style sheet, and more. The book addresses the details of how to create complete, clear and easy-to-use knitting patterns, for any type of design, and for any level of knitter.

You’ll also find details on:

Pattern structure and elements
Formatting and layout
How to go from test knitting to a final publication
An introduction to important copyright laws
Tips on photographing your knitwear
A basic, easy-to-follow pattern template

Whether you’re looking to share a project with a close friend or your growing online customer base, The Beginner's Guide to Writing Knitting Patterns is the comprehensive guide that can help you translate your project into a set of instructions that any knitter can follow.”

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