Have you ever wanted to design your own knitting patterns or ever wondered what it takes to create one. Kate Atherley has your answers with The Beginner's Guide to Writing Knitting Patterns: Learn to Write Patterns Others Can Knit. Whether you want to sell patterns or simply share them with friends, this book will make pattern writing clear and understandable.
Knitting expert Kate Atherley has poured her years of pattern writing and editing experience into this one-stop guide. It 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.
The book includes:
Whether you're sharing a project with a close friend or expanding your growing online customer base with new purchasable patterns, The Beginner's Guide to Writing Knitting Patterns is the comprehensive guide that can help you turn any project into a set of instructions that any knitter can follow.
- pattern writing basics
- explanations of schematics and charts
- tips on handling multiple sizes
- an introduction to important copyright laws
- tips on photographing your knitwear
- how to go from test knitting to a final publication
- and much, much more