Professional knit and crochet design requires professional-level skills. Take your pattern instructions up a notch with vector-based schematics, diagrams and charts.
In this one-of-a-kind series of classes, I'll show you how to use Adobe Illustrator to:
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Adobe Illustrator is the industry-standard vector-graphics software. It has so many features that it can be intimidating to beginners.
But you don't have to know everything all at once!
In Schematic Creation in Illustrator, you'll learn to:
Combine your existing symbols into completely customizable grid-based knitting charts or simple crochet stitch diagrams.
You'll need to be very familiar with using charts. You won't "absorb" it by watching. You'll need to do the homework!
If you are brand-new to Illustrator, let me be perfectly honest: You will not master these skills in three or four class sessions. It takes time and practice to build new muscle memory. These classes will speed you on your way.
This is the only series of classes available anywhere that is specifically focused on crochet and knitting designers and editors. It targets the Illustrator tools and concepts you need to jump-start your way into technical illustration.
Crochet Schematics & Charts with Adobe Illustrator
You can spend dozens of hours watching and reading tutorials on Adobe Illustrator.
Then spend hundreds more hours practicing and figuring out how to make it work for your needs.
Or you can take this class, focusing on just the skills you need to get starting making professional looking instructions.
Edie has been designing knit and crochet patterns for over 25 years. She has been teaching for 20+ years, and tech editing for almost 20 years. Her passion is making patterns as understandable as possible to the greatest number of crafters possible. She wants everyone, from the absolute beginner to the advanced professional designer, to be confident in their skills.
One way she does that is to help designers and teachers craft their written patterns to be clear and accurate. Well-written patterns make for happy crafters!