Annotating repeats – tutorial from Joeli

Today we have a guest tutorial from Joeli Kelly of www.thewoollyhub.com

Today I’m going to show you how to annotate a repeat on the chart. If you don’t know what that means, I’m talking about little numbers that you can put on the chart to represent how many stitches are in long stretches of repeats.

The video walks you through how to do this step-by-step but here are the main points:
1. Go to “diagram” and then “edit diagram properties”
2. For a colourwork chart, you’re going to first go to the Written Instructions tab and you’re going to check the box next to “include colour in written instructions and for repeated stitches”
3. Under the Appearance tab, click the arrow next to “more on annotations…” to pull up the options.
4. Check the box next to “display annotations” and set the minimum number which is the fewest number of stitches for which the annotation will be displayed.
5. Play around with the other settings to change the appearance and positioning of the numbers.

For more help on this topic, see P41-43 of the Stitchmastery User Manual – www.stitchmastery.com/documentation/KnittingChartEditorManual.pdf

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