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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Class Rating

(24 reviews)

rated 5 stars

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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Fabulous class!

Even though the focus of this class is knitting patterns, and I design crochet hat patterns, I learned a lot from Edie's comprehensive lessons on writing easy-to-follow patterns. Thanks, Edie! I'd love for you to offer a Pattern Writing for Crocheters class....
Elvee Dickinson

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Pattern Writing for Knitters is well worth the price!

Thank you Edie for a well done class. I have written a few patterns over the years and have helped test and knit for many other designers. I often catch things that they need to correct. I still learned a lot from this class! The style sheet information was especially helpful.

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Pattern Writing Success

Another on-line course here at Craftsy that really helped me along in my quest to be a successful designer. Personally, I learned what I was looking for. I had been trying to write patterns and taking Edie's course answered so many questions for me! I can't recommend this course enough if you want to know exactly how to set up your patterns for publication! Quite detailed and information filled! Thank you so much!


For $49.99 You Get:

  • 11 HD video lessons with anytime, anywhere access
  • Downloadable style sheets and pattern templates
  • Detailed instruction, explanation and demonstration
  • Edie's sample pattern, the Acorn Cardigan, is included free!
  • Answers from Edie in our virtual classroom 
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