ISBN 9781632504340 The Beginner's Guide to Writing Knitting Patterns

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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 and a basic pattern template and resources are also provided.  "Everything a knitter needs to complete a project. An insider's view of pattern design, presented in a surprisingly readable package. There's an abundance of information here, and designers of all skill levels who are interested in improving the structure and presentation of their knitting patterns will gain much from Atherley's expertise."--Library Journal "Kate provides everything you need to know to share the designs for your knitted creations. All steps are clearly laid out and broken down, and include writing basic patterns, schematics and charts for all types of design and all levels of knitter."--Let's Knit Contents: 1 X 128 Page Paperback With 30 Colour Illustrations Author: Kate Atherley Author Bio - The Managing Technical Editor of Knitty.com, Kate Atherley is the author of Custom Socks and Beyond Knit & Purl, the latter of which was praised as the 21st century's answer to Knitting for Anarchists. Kate regularly teaches at stores and events across North America, including Interweave KnitLab, Yarn Fest, and Vogue Knitting Live. Her work has appeared in many books and magazines.

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