Videos

We create new tutorial videos regularly and host them on YouTube. If you have a suggestion for a video that you would find useful please let us know. Perhaps there is a feature or ‘trick’ for creating the perfect chart that you think that other users can benefit from? Email us at info@stitchmastery.com to let us know.

Getting started
Basic introduction to creating a chart and adding colourwork – https://youtu.be/WWJQoOEUIXM
Replacing one colour in your chart with another – https://youtu.be/sxi3KtkMJK4
Creating a simple chart (made in an earlier version of Stitchmastery) – https://youtu.be/VUUw31zA6Ik
Finding your activation key if you’ve bought the full version – https://youtu.be/hV9Mx9JQi10
Creating a chart from written input – https://youtu.be/aC6QreaTzis

Finding your way around
Some of the ways you can rearrange the layout of your drawing area – https://youtu.be/ASN-BMjD7AM
Having two knt2 files open side by side tiled – https://youtu.be/SEr3AvGuYlk
Having two or more charts side by side in one knt2 file – https://youtu.be/qeKMe6GKalM
Controlling your stitch palette – hiding, renaming, pinning open drawers, and rearranging the contents – https://youtu.be/gUUqfiToWKE
Opening an existing chart file (aka .knt2 file) from within Stitchmastery and changing the number of recently opened files which are shown in the File menu – https://youtu.be/fmmc9lblBYA
Using Stitchmastery to check lace charts (by Joeli) – https://youtu.be/yw0DbrXAcHI
Using the row validation feature – https://youtu.be/u9tsKnK2Yzs

Editing and exporting your charts and key
Using the select tools – https://youtu.be/mtgwPnkY6tw
Using the arrange tool – https://youtu.be/ftJv9XyRQ0w
Using the flip tools – https://youtu.be/WPG7ardh3Os
Using the insert tools – https://youtu.be/ZzRRwbKv16I
Using Insert Copied Columns and the flip tools to create a mirror image – https://youtu.be/2YvQ7kBxU8c
Dragging to copy or move stitches – https://youtu.be/CNnbTRhww68
Creating an irregular chart and hiding the “no stitches” – https://youtu.be/PXYvbIM4P2k
Changing the fonts in the chart – https://youtu.be/dQLDpG4IwY4
Turning on grid highlighting – https://youtu.be/U5jcGIdoSBo
Changing the shape and size of your chart cells – https://youtu.be/kkbQusfSiWA
Annotating repeated stitches (by Joeli) – https://youtu.be/XhvlgtiL8Ig
Adding annotations for repeated stitches – https://youtu.be/2d8qCWpLs4A
Editing the key entries – https://youtu.be/YH6kfrbd-4M
Editing the key (by Joeli) – https://youtu.be/m9Bvq5J1KcA
Adding a title to your chart after it’s created – https://youtu.be/ehQr_MGYpE4
Exporting charts and key as images – https://youtu.be/f2rYmhUTAk8

Borders and repeats
Borders and repeats (by Joeli) – https://youtu.be/5EhMyvAC0iA
Adding repeats and borders to an irregularly shaped selection of stitches – https://youtu.be/8RNkrUsL5RA
Adding repeats within repeats – https://youtu.be/R5CiREU2s58

Creating customised stitches
Creating a User Stitch Library – https://youtu.be/Jndie9gVRnk
Duplicating or editing stitches to customise them – https://youtu.be/5jxkLtEzt4g
Creating new stitches and linking their mirror or wrong side version – https://youtu.be/-KWaojmLa5k
Customising stitches to add colour for clarity – https://youtu.be/srAgh-8Zw90
Migrating User Stitch Libraries from Version 2 into Version 3, and Opening Version 2 charts in Version 3 – https://youtu.be/57jTDdK6Hig

Dealing with the written instructions
Adding yarn colours to your written instructions – https://youtu.be/G4Om_VoUqCE
Customising Default Abbreviations and Style Sheet (by Joeli) – https://youtu.be/AUp2VGRQF_k
Changing the output text for a single stitch – “k1” or just “k”? – https://youtu.be/BxiA-2TQHUo
Adding line spacing to your written instructions/output text – https://youtu.be/G2tI0LEcOnQ
Exporting written instructions and stitch glossary – https://youtu.be/-TQxIPOSgyM
Using translations in Stitchmastery (currently German and Danish available) – https://youtu.be/7dIR7uVy_yo

Extra tweaking
Setting global preferences – https://youtu.be/RgqJJEpi5Rg
Using Sticky Notes – https://youtu.be/Lgz9wziK7mM


Videos with English, French & German subtitles – these were made in an earlier version of Stitchmastery, but the principles remain the same.

Create a simple chart / Machen Sie eine einfaches Diagramm / Faire un diagramme simple – https://youtu.be/VUUw31zA6Ik

Change the fonts in a chart / Ändern Sie die Schriftarten in einem Diagramm / Changez les polices dans un diagramme – https://youtu.be/gXWTc3YsQPk