Resources for Writing the Pattern
Ravelry group to discuss and ask questions on pattern accessibility.
Knit/crochet chart maker software that runs in your browser so you can make your own knitting or crochet charts without downloading anything. Requires signup. Optional upgrade for €18 per year to download high quality images, save charts, etc.
Popular knit/crochet chart maker software to make your own knitting or crochet charts with a one-time license fee of £60.
estimating yarn use
How to estimate yarn requirements using your sample and a spreadsheet.
Learn how to grade garment patterns from three instructors with a private community and live Zoom office hours.
A free tutorial on how the author sets up their knitting pattern spreadsheets to grade their patterns in several sizes.
Learn the basics of grading size inclusive knit and crochet patterns through trainings, templates, Q&As, and a private Facebook group.
A free tutorial on using Excel to help with pattern grading.
Video tutorial on YouTube.
Free vector graphics software, popular for creating schematics.
Learn to use Inkscape to customize the 24 provided schematic templates and make your own from scratch.
Includes a measuring guide and size charts for babies, children, women, men, heads, hands, and feet.
Head sizing chart with measurements crowdsourced from survey data and including measurements not often found in other hat charts.
Head measurements for premature babies through large adults.
Free women's sizing chart in inches and centimeters.
What a style guide is, why you need one, and how to create one.