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Stitch Maps. Les abréviations courante au crochet. 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. We ask that if you use them in any publication that you advise us in an e-mail of your intention to use them and that the following credit line be given: Source: Craft Yarn Council's Programmes informatiques tricot. 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. Knit Chart Symbols. 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.

Chez Plum » Tutorial: How I make my knitting charts for lace

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. It was expensive and clumsy to use, and a regrettable expenditure. I won't mention the name, lest I generate hate mail or lawsuits, so instead of whining about The-App-That-May-Not Be-Named, I'm going to show you how to use a program called iAnnotate to work with knitting patterns on an iPad. 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.

Software for Knitters: Part I

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. Software for Knitters: Part II. Good old Excel.

Software for Knitters: Part II

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.

Software for Knitters: Part III

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 - Review of Knitting Chart Maker Program by Jacquie. The Bottom Line For a free program, this is a good option for people who want to make charts for their own use and who have a good grasp of what the different symbols mean.

Knitting Chart Maker - Review of Knitting Chart Maker Program by Jacquie

I found it a little frustrating to use, but other people might not replicate the problems I had. And even with the issues I had, I would probably still use this program to make simple charts for my own use. Pros It's free.Easy to use for basic designs.Can easily transfer the chart to an image editing program.You can add custom cable patterns and colors for Fair Isle or intarsia.Shows a stitch count so you can ensure you're increasing and decreasing evenly across a row. Cons. 3 Easy Ways to Chart a Knitting Pattern — so you wannabee a Domestik Goddess? // 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.

Knit Foundry: Software

The download is time sensitive so you should plan on downloading the software as soon as possible. What Is Knit Visualizer? Knit Visualizer was created to assist in building charts from knitting patterns almost automatically, it does that and so much more: Software for knitting. EnvisioKnit Design Studio Knitting Software. Intwined Pattern Studio.