Once again by popular demand, I’ve added a new class to the curriculum over in my virtual classroom space. Co-taught by experienced (and dare I say very, very talented) technical editor Alexandra Virgiel and myself, the class will cover…
Ease, sizing standards, fit, set-in sleeves and sleeve cap calculations, grading (and how to do it for knitting patterns!) grading set-in sleeve pullovers, grading top-down pullovers, grading around design elements such as motifs and special topics, such as grading for men and children, how to draw schematics using Open Office, charting software, and much more.
Alexandra was my right hand (and sometimes my left, too!) as tech editor of Yarn Forward during my editing tenure. I’ve seen her take on problems that would make a lesser tech editor cry. If you want a logical, reasoned approach to multisizing patterns and “doing the math” of knitting, she’s the one you want in your corner.
Experience level: intermediate, you should already be writing patterns, even if you haven’t published them yet, and have some idea of what goes into a pattern, element-wise
Class begins: as soon as we hit enrollment limits, and continues for a month afterward (can be longer if we decide it is appropriate)
[21 April: Edited to add that the class is now sold out. If you’d like to take the next one when it is offered, join the Knitgrrl Ning and leave a comment here!]