The Beginner's Guide to Writing Knitting Patterns by Kate Atherley
Learn to Write Patterns Others Can Knit

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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 elementsFormatting and layoutHow to go from test knitting to a final publicationOnline platforms, processes, and good business practicesAn introduction to important copyright lawsA basic pattern template and resources are also provided. 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.

About Kate Atherley

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Kate Atherley, Ontario, Canada,
Published March 14, 2016 by Interweave. 128 pages
Genres: Crafts, Hobbies & Home. Non-fiction

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Wendy Knits

Not a book of patterns, but a book to teach you how to write patterns.

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