How to add a Repeat or Border to a Stitchmastery chart

A little while ago I wrote gave some examples of how ‘Borders’ and ‘Repeats’ could be added to a Stitchmastery chart (Repeats and Borders on a Stitchmastery chart) and the differences that these made to both the visual appearance of the chart and to the written instructions that Stitchmastery automatically generates. The bottom line: ifContinue Reading

Publications using Stitchmastery – Knit Now

Last week I blogged about Knitty who have been using Stitchmastery to create all of their knitting charts for nearly 5 years. There is another magazine, though, that has been using Stitchmastery for just over 5 years and has a record number of editions (67!) published with charts created with the use of Stitchmastery. KnitContinue Reading

Publications using Stitchmastery – Knitty

One of the first publications to begin using Stitchmastery to create all of their knitting charts was Knitty. That was nearly 5 years ago in the Winter bis 2011 edition;- Save Save In that edition Knitty also published a review of Stitchmastery and explained the reasons why Knitty adopted Stitchmastery as their official charting software.Continue Reading

Get creative with lace knitting stitches.

How you ever thumbed through a stitch dictionary looking for exactly the right stitch pattern for a knitting project that you had in mind? Perhaps you have found a stitch patterns that’s almost right but not quite there? Or perhaps you want to find a stitch pattern that’s different from any that you’ve seen? InContinue Reading

Repeats and Borders on a knitting chart

I’ve received several requests to give some examples of using repeats in a chart. This post will cover the basics of doing that. Let’s start with a lace chart created in Stitchmastery but with no Border or Repeat added;- Notice that when Stitchmastery generates the written instructions it looks for patterns in the text andContinue Reading

Version 2.4.1 of the Knitting Chart Editor published

A new version 2.4.1 of the Knitting Chart Editor is now available. If you are currently running any version earlier than 2.4.0 then the update mechanism will not work. Instead it requires that the existing version is uninstalled and then the new version installed in its place. If you are currently running version 2.4.0 thenContinue Reading

Hard at work on new software.

Just recently I have been working on a new software project. I’m not going to give out many details today except to say that this is software that will be of interest to all knitters who like to work from charts. More details of the software will be released in run up to the EdinburghContinue Reading