#109 Tips for Writing Your Own Patterns

Have you been thinking about designing and writing up your own patterns?

Great! It’s an incredibly useful skill whether you strive to be a full or part time crochet designer or you just want to record a pattern for your own reference. When you understand the process of writing patterns, following patterns becomes a whole lot easier.

In this episode of The BHooked Podcast, I’ll share some of the tips I wish I heard when I started writing patterns. I’ll also let you in on some of the lessons I’ve learned over the last six years! Whether you want to be a professional crochet or knitting designer or not, I think you’ll find some golden nuggets in this episode.

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Mentioned in this Episode

Evernote | The free note-taking app that syncs across all devices (and what I use to record the rough draft of many of my patterns)

Crochet Abbreviations List | There’s no way around learning these if you want to write patterns. Keep this list handy until you memorize them.

Craft Yarn Council Standards | Standards for crochet and knitting patterns

Have something great to share?

I’m always looking for knowledgeable and inspirational people in the crochet and knitting community to chat with on the show!

About the Show

On the show, Brittany aims to inspire you and help you grow in your craft. Through her own stories and the stories of each special guest, you’ll discover tips and tricks to improve your crochet and knitting skills and find inspiration to achieve your hobby goals.

When you want to kick back and learn from yarn industry experts, grab some yarn and turn on The BHooked Podcast. There’s never a shortage of all things crochet, knitting or yarn.

Your Host, Brittany

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