Episode 29: More Behind-the-Scenes Design
Today we spend some more time looking behind the scenes at how knitting designs are made. I review the new PatternGenius app (by the same cool developers who made knitCompanion), and talk about what I learned from organizing the photo shoot for the book Defarge Does Shakespeare.
[Correction: I discovered after recording that in PatternGenius there are lots of other cables in the free version of the app—the cables are much more customizable than they at first appear.]
The technique segment gives some tips for how to approach charts when they’re worked back and forth and you find reading the wrong side confusing.
Mentioned in this episode:
- Giving Away the Farm by Cindy Telisak
- What I’m knitting
- Honey Cowl pattern by Antonia Shankland; I’m knitting it in White Bear Fibers Sport, Mother Earth colorway
- KAL: Bloccare Cap (March 1–April 15, 2015)
- post your FO photos to the discussion thread for the KAL here
- PatternGenius: charting app for your iPad
- Defarge Does Shakespeare, edited by Heather Ordover (available in digital and print format from Cooperative Press)
- Our group on Ravelry—come join us for fun discussions about fiber crafts and to enter for giveaways.
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