How to Say It: Pattern Writing for Knitters

with Edie Eckman

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Edie Eckman teaches knitting designers how to write clear and correct patterns that editors and other knitters will love - and buy! Read More…

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(29 reviews)

rated 5 stars

Does The Teacher Make Sense?

She was very straight forward and presented the purpose of this class well.

Windybrook Spinner
rated 5 stars

In Depth

This class means business. If you do the homework, you will definitely come out an effect pattern writer. So much helpful, even vital information, for writing good patterns--something that will help you stand out in the current plethora of knitting pattern designers.

rated 5 stars

Learning the Basics of Writing a Pattern

This was one of the first full-length classes I signed up to take when I first looked at Craftsy.

I know that there are plenty of us crafters out there that have come across poorly written patterns and complained about it. I didn't want to fall into the poorly written category with the patterns I intend to publish so I decided to see what Edie's Class was like.

It has been by far one of the most useful classes I have taken in regards to writing a consistent pattern. The ...

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Lori Wagner
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Awesome Class!

I am currently writing a pattern for a cowl that I designed and was completely clueless on how to start. I loved the style sheets and the templates. After writing my pattern, I went back through and realized that I wasn't consistent in my style and I needed to switch the order of where I put things. I also learned the importance of a tech editor and why I need one but I could still be the copy editor and the photographer. There is so much that needs to be done when writing a pattern...even ...

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Pattern WRITING not designing

This is NOT and I repeat NOT about how to design. This class is about the words you write to explain to knitters how to knit your design.

If you are looking for standard sizing and grading information (i.e. design process) that is not this course. This course is fantastic for planning and structuring the WORDS you will use. It is invaluable for any designer who truly wants knitters to understand their design. I wish every designer had taken Edie's class so that I as a knitting ...

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