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Author: Kate Atherley
Binding: Softcover
Pages: -
Read Reviews (2):
4.000000 out of 5 stars

The Beginner's Guide to Writing Knitting Patterns

$21.73 22% off
Retail: $27.99

Create custom knitting patterns to share and sell!
Writing clear, easy-to-follow knitting patterns is easier than you think! In The Beginner's Guide to Writing Knitting Patterns, knitting expert Kate Atherley provides everything you need to know to share your projects with fellow knitters. 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
  • Online platforms, processes, and good business practices
  • An introduction to important copyright laws
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  • Customer Picks

5 out of 5 stars

This book is great! It is just what the title says- how to write knitting patterns! It includes so much detail and tips about writing patterns, charts, scematics etc. Plus it goes into details about selling, and submitting patterns for publication as well.

3 out of 5 stars

Well, I must say, this was not what I thought it would be, so maybe that's why I didn't like it much. It really is a guide for writing patterns. As in redaction, writing and such. It really is not about how to conceive, test and create garments. Can be useful if you plan on publishing or selling your patterns, but it's not what I was looking for.