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Beginner's Guide to Writing Knitting Patterns by Kate Atherley


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We're excited to be welcoming international knitting instructor Kate Atherley to Intown Quilters Fabric and Yarn from January 27-29, 2017! We will be hosting a book signing with Kate on Friday, January 27 -- reserve your copy of Beginner's Guide to Writing Knitting Patterns now! Also check out Kate's other book, Custom Socks.


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

A 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.