Standards and Guidelines for Crochet and Knitting. The publishers, fiber, needle and hook manufacturers and yarn members of the Craft Yarn Council have worked together to set up a series of guidelines and symbols to bring uniformity to yarn, needle and hook labeling and to patterns, whether they appear in books, magazines, leaflets or on yarn labels. Our goal is to make it easier for industry manufacturers, publishers and designers to prepare consumer-friendly products and for consumers to select the right materials for a project and complete it successfully. Included are: We urge manufacturers, publishers and designers, to adopt these guidelines.
Downloads of the graphic symbols are available at this web site at no charge. Programmes informatiques tricot. Knitty.com. I used to like row-by-row instructions.
They told me what stitches to make, and I made them. It was very simple. CYCAKnitChartSymbols.pdf (Objet application/pdf) Aire River Knitting Font. New in version 2.00: For Mac users, font should now work on both Windows and Macinstosh systems.
Added left and right leaning slash style symbols for ssk and k2tog on the backslash and shift-backslash keys respectively. NOTE: Version 2.00 is not reliably compatible with earlier versions of the font! While Excel files created with the old font version seem to load fine, Word documents may need to have the symbols re-entered. Knit Chart Symbols. Stitch charts in knit and crochet patterns are being used more and more as an addition to or in place of words to describe a pattern stitch.
Following are the standardized knit symbols that have been adopted by members of the Craft Yarn Council and are considered to be the clearest and easiest to render and to read. For the most part each symbol represents a stitch as it looks on the right side of the work. Always refer to the pattern key for additional symbol definitions. Link to downloadable pdf. S-and-g.pdf (Objet application/pdf) Updated Terms & chartic Symbols Used in These Patterns. LaceFontSample.pdf (Objet application/pdf) Chez Plum » Tutorial: How I make my knitting charts for lace. So, a couple weeks ago I showed a glimpse of the knitting chart I was working on.
I finally took the time to make a little tutorial and explain the way I did it. I hope it’s clear enough, or feel free to ask your questions ! (Click for larger pics !!) This one will be the lace pattern used in the Isabeau purse pattern. I start with creating a table in an Excell-type software (Im using the freeware OpenOffice Calc, here with a french version).
First, select all the area of your future chart, go to format/columns/width and decrease the witdth of the columns (I chose 0,53 cm) to create nearly-square cells. Select the area of your future chart, color it in a light color of you choice. Number the rows and stitches, starting at bottom right corner of chart. Then the “real work” starts. Then I copy the “repeat” of my lace pattern below, in another colored area. The chart is nearly ready. Knittingchartmaker - A knitting chart designing program. Cathy Scott's StitchMastery. Software. I mostly love my iPad, but I wish someone would write the perfect knitting app.
The iTunes store has quite a large handful--counters, project managers, books--but none of them is The Killer Knitting App. Recently, a new program appeared that would seem, from reading the PR, to fulfill my KKA requirements. Errrgh. Software for Knitters: Part I. Personal computers, dweeby and enormously expensive toys twenty years ago, are now, for better or worse, an intimate part of most of our lives.
Their uses span a breathtaking (or alarming,depending on your point of view) range of applications. We all know about the Internet; word processing, photo editing, and Solitaire. But not much is written about personal computers and knitting. Here and there, you’ll see a review or comment about some program, but the information is generally cursory and mostly fairly dated. There are several spreadsheet templates for organizing yarn and projects floating about the Web, but aside from that, hard information is surprisingly sparse. Software for Knitters: Part II. Good old Excel.
This spreadsheet app has been around forever, and its uses are myriad. Software for Knitters: Part III. Knit Visualizer version 1.2 Platform: Mac and PCRating: 4 out of 5 stars Knit Visualizer is an astounding programming tour de force.
The program not only lets you paint stitches onto a graph, it also can translate written directions into a chart for you. After Excel, it’s the program I turn to most for charting tasks, especially if I want especially handsome printed output. This version is not especially appropriate for charting in color—there are better programs currently available for this kind of design (and I will talk about them in later postings). However, the next version will let you chart directly in color (and will include more symbols, too).
As you can see from the picture above (which will be far clearer if you click on it.These blurry Blogger thumbnails are just awful), the layout consists of the main chart window, a panel of stitch symbols on the right, a text entry field on the bottom, and an icon toolbar under the Main Menu bar on the top. Jacquie's Journal. KnitChart. Knitting Chart Maker by Jacquie Help Buttons Design Mode - Click here to design by clicking on a symbol and then on the squares where you want that symbol to appearOne-Click Design Mode - Especially for converting from written instructions.
Knitting Chart Maker - Review of Knitting Chart Maker Program by Jacquie. The Bottom Line.
3 Easy Ways to Chart a Knitting Pattern — so you wannabee a Domestik Goddess? How can a crafter turn an image into a custom pattern for a knitted motif — quickly and easily — without spending a fortune? It’s not as difficult as you might think, and it can be done for little or no cost at all. Suddenly, all sorts of creative possibilities come to mind – // knitPro web app. Knit Foundry: Software.
Buy Knit Visualizer If you are upgrading from 1.x and have a discount code; please use our upgrade page. ** When you purchase our software to download, you will be sent an email with download instructions. The download is time sensitive so you should plan on downloading the software as soon as possible. Software for knitting. EnvisioKnit Design Studio Knitting Software. Intwined Pattern Studio.