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How to Say It: Pattern Writing for Knitters with Edie Eckman on Craftsy.com

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Published on Jun 13, 2012

Click: http://www.craftsy.com/ext/YT_82v1 to learn more about Edie Eckman's online knitting class, How to Say It: Pattern Writing for Knitters!

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About How to Say It: Pattern Writing for Knitters:
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Learn the keys to communicating your one-of-a-kind knit designs in How to Say It: Pattern Writing for Knitters. Author, teacher, and technical editor Edie Eckman presents an insider's guide to clearly communicating knitting patterns to editors, publishers, and fellow knitters. This class offers experienced knitters the opportunity to strengthen their pattern writing and reading skills, as well as increase their chances of successfully selling their designs.

Edie walks you through the process of drafting a knitting pattern - from articulating stitch repeats to understanding the impact sizing has on your creative choices - and provides you with essential pattern-writing tools, including her detailed templates and a meticulously crafted style guide.


What You'll Learn in How to Say It: Pattern Writing for Knitters:

-How to keep your patterns concise and accurate
-How to use a style sheet in writing and technical editing
-How to format your patterns for easier sale and publication
-How to balance charts and schematics with text in a knitting pattern

About Edie Eckman:
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Edie is a prolific fiber artist and writer who enjoys knitting and crocheting as well as sharing her knowledge with others. She is the author of seven books and had her articles and designs published in Interweave Crochet, Knitters and Knit ?N Style.

Edie loves to meet fiber folks from all over the country and see cartoon lightbulbs go off over her students' heads!


For more information visit: www.edieeckman.com.

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