Pattern Accessibility Formatting

Unlock the magic of knitting for everyone with our Pattern Accessibility Formatting! Imagine a world where knitting enthusiasts of all abilities can enjoy your patterns without any barriers. Embrace the digital age and make your designs accessible to visually impaired knitters, showcasing a more inclusive brand that sets you apart in the competitive knitwear designer market. By spreading the joy of knitting to a broader audience, you’re fostering a community that celebrates creativity and inclusivity.


Pattern Accessibility Formatting: An Overview

Our Pattern Accessibility Formatting offers two amazing formats:

  1. Low-Visibility Accessible Patterns (LVA): Tailored to knitters who require larger, clearer fonts and specific font families, sizes, and line spacing. These patterns contain only written directions, accommodating the needs of legally blind or visually impaired knitters, ensuring they don’t miss out on the delight of your stunning designs.
  2. Screen-Reader Accessible Patterns (SRA): Bid farewell to the days of voice recorders! SRA patterns are crafted to work seamlessly with read-aloud devices. Knitters can now navigate through patterns row by row using their trusty devices.


The Simple Process

To make your patterns accessible, simply send us your designs, and we’ll handle the rest! We’ll provide the formatted patterns as separate PDFs, meticulously checked for read-aloud function compatibility across various devices. Our assistance extends beyond formatting; we can help you create an accessibility statement for your pattern descriptions and choose the right tags for discoverability by those in need. Even better, this service stands alone and can be applied to your entire pattern collection for a dedicated focus on accessibility.


Confidentiality and Respect for Your Intellectual Property

This is a highly professional service that values confidentiality and respects your intellectual property. At rhyFlower Knits, we understand the worth of your creative work and treat all files sent to us with strict confidentiality. Rest assured that your patterns, charts, schematics, and any other materials remain secure and protected throughout the process. Once the project is complete, we do not retain any of your intellectual property, granting you full ownership and control over your designs. Our commitment to professionalism extends beyond; it includes safeguarding your creative assets and respecting your unique vision. Partner with us for services that prioritize the integrity of your work and maintain the confidentiality you deserve.


Why Choose Us?

Our expertise in Pattern Accessibility Formatting is unmatched. We’ve learned from industry leader Renee Van Hoy through her Writing Accessible Patterns for the Blind and Print Challenged class. With years of collaboration with legally blind knitters and attentive community engagement, we publish our own patterns in various formats, fully understanding the impact accessibility has on crafters. Trust us to take your written patterns and transform them into accessible designs that meet all guidelines, allowing crafters who rely on screen readers and/or large print to thrive with your patterns.


Let’s Get Started!

We’re here to answer your questions and ensure a smooth and delightful process for you. Feel free to email us anytime, though please note our office hours are Monday through Friday, 8:00 am to 12:00 pm MST. We’ll respond promptly within those hours, eager to assist you in making the leap into the world of accessible knitting patterns. Contact us for a quote today, and together, let’s create knitting magic that touches the hearts of everyone! Looking for more services? Click here.

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Pattern Accessibility Formatting