Online class with Edie Eckman

How to Say It: Pattern Writing for Knitters

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About

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

Taught by

Edie Eckman is a designer, author and teacher who loves both knitting and crochet. She is on a mission to ensure that patterns are as clear as possibl...Read more

Lessons (11)

Introduction
1. Introduction
Meet Edie Eckman, who will teach you how to create knitting patterns that knitters and editors will love.
10min
Well-Rounded Designer
2. Well-Rounded Designer
What makes a well-rounded pattern designer? Edie talks about the process of creating a pattern, including sketching, swatching and executing a test pr...Read more
10min
Know Your Techniques
3. Know Your Techniques
To write an effective pattern, you must understand the language of knitting, including terminology, how to communicate via charts, and the basics of g...Read more
15min
The Balancing Act
4. The Balancing Act
Great designers understand their stakeholders. What are your strengths? Where do you need help? Who are you writing for?
24min
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Taught by

Edie Eckman is a designer, author and teacher who loves both knitting and crochet. She is on a mission to ensure that patterns are as clear as possibl...Read more

What you'll make

Created by: LauraKay
Created by: Emily Turner
Created by: zcreations
Created by: OrangeSmoothieKnits
Created by: Christine Marie
Created by: OrangeSmoothieKnits
Created by: OrangeSmoothieKnits
Created by: Knit Eco Chic
Created by: Lori Wagner
Created by: Jeanette Fitton
Created by: FrontierGirl
Created by: MaryEmCee
Created by: KnitIva
Created by: dagmar.li1275397
Created by: Maria L
Created by: Cara A
Created by: SarisaraM
Created by: Knit Eco Chic
Created by: Sophie Le Cuiche
Created by: tayop
Created by: LauraKay
Created by: Emily Turner
Created by: zcreations
Created by: OrangeSmoothieKnits
Created by: Christine Marie
Created by: OrangeSmoothieKnits
Created by: OrangeSmoothieKnits
Created by: Knit Eco Chic
Created by: Lori Wagner
Created by: Jeanette Fitton