Posts Tagged "Knitting: Pattern Design"

Learn It! 7 New Craftsy Classes to Inspire Your Creativity

Posted by on Apr 8, 2014 in Cake Decorating, Embroidery, Knitting, Painting, Photography, Sewing | Comments

You know that feeling, the sense of accomplishment you get when you master a new skill or finish a challenging project? Well, get ready to experience it again! We’re bring you seven fantastic new classes that will build your skills and elevate your technique. Check them out, you’re sure to learn something new! Read more

4 Tips for Writing Professional Knitting Patterns

Posted by on Nov 26, 2013 in Knitting | Comments

Diagrams for Knitting Pattern

It's funny that, as knitters, we sometimes have difficulty writing our own patterns. We read and follow patterns all the time, but when we try and communicate our own designs to others, things get very tricky. Not all designers are lucky enough to have a technical knitting editor. Whether you're writing a pattern to sell on Craftsy or just writing a knitting pattern down so you won't forget it, use these tips to make sure your pattern is organized and full of info knitters need to create your design.

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How to Knit Eyelets: Designing & Creating

Posted by on Nov 10, 2013 in Knitting | Comments

Knit Eyelet BeretEyelets are the first step to learning how to knit and design lace accessories. These tips will help you design a simple lace stitch pattern to use as the foundation for a new project or to add to an existing pattern that's just missing a touch of elegance. Read more

Featured Pattern Designer: Posh Pooch Designs

Posted by on May 6, 2013 in Crocheting, Knitting | Comments

Posh Pooch DesignsDo you dress your dog? Meet Sara Sach of Posh Pooch's Pattern Store. With over 50 doggy patterns, from a cupcake dog hat to a hearts in a row dog sweater, available in her Craftsy store, Sara's designs have delighted folks from all over the world. Learn more about Sara's popular patterns which might be perfect for your pooch, and her success with running a Craftsy pattern shop. Read more

Shoulder Shaping: Short Row Options

Posted by on Apr 5, 2013 in Knitting | Comments

Shoulder Shaping Short Row OptionsIn the wide world of knitting we live in, it is easy to find a variety of sweater styles which rely on different kinds of construction: Seamed, seamless, top-down, bottom-up, drop-shoulder, raglan shoulder, set-in shoulder, and the list goes on. Consider trying short-row shoulder shaping on your next sweater project that calls for sloped shoulders, or practice it on swatches just as we’ve done here. It might just transform your sweater finishing altogether! Read more