Monthly Archives: February 2017

Crochet Diagrams: just to start you off

Big thank you to Alison Ellett, who took us through crochet diagrams (or charts) last week! As Alison outlined, there are advantages and disadvantages to crocheting from a chart, but we think the awesomeness outweighs the drawbacks: Awesomeness! Universal – the symbols don’t vary as they do in knitting charts, plus this eliminates the US […]

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Knitting Chart Literacy: reading, writing, befriending

For the visually-inclined, charts can transform the knitting experience and open up new worlds of non-native-tongue pattern collections. ¬†As a designer, I find it a particular boon to be fluent in both written and charted instructions as one set often complements (or calls out issues) in the other. I am a bit unusual in that […]

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