Tips from your Tech Editor: Open and Honest Communication

As a pattern designer, you’re a creative genius, crafting unique and beautiful designs that captivate knitters. But behind every stunning pattern lies a crucial collaborator – your tech editor. They are the unsung heroes who help refine your work, making it accessible and error-free. But READ MORE

Tips from your Tech Editor: Rows and Rounds in Patterns

Knitting is not just a craft; it’s a therapeutic journey filled with creativity and endless possibilities. However, amidst the colorful yarn and intricate stitches, there’s one aspect of pattern language that can sometimes trip up even the most experienced crafters: distinguishing between rows and rounds. READ MORE

Tips from your Tech Editor: The Power of Abbreviations and Glossaries

Knitting is not just a craft; it’s a vibrant and inclusive community where creativity thrives, and knowledge is shared. In this close-knit world of yarn and needles, one of the common questions we often encounter is, “What does that abbreviation mean?” Whether you’re a seasoned READ MORE

4 Common Mistakes When Handling Customer Feedback for Knitting Patterns

Designing knitting patterns requires dedication and creativity, and it’s not uncommon to encounter negative feedback along the way. Instead of dwelling on those moments, it’s essential to turn them into opportunities for growth. In this blog post, we’ll explore four common mistakes that designers make READ MORE

Knitting Socks with Comfort: A Guide to Modifying Sock Patterns for Bunions

We recently received a query from Barb, a lovely knitter from Calgary, who was looking for sock patterns suitable for bunions. Realizing that this topic could be valuable to many others facing a similar challenge, we decided to share our insights here. Bunions vary in READ MORE

Designing Knitwear: The Basics of Writing Knitting Patterns

Are you ready to take the next step in knitting? What’s the next step? Designing knitwear! Writing your own knitting patterns for custom knitwear is a great way to express your creativity and create items that fit perfectly with your style. Whether you are an READ MORE