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Designing Knitting Patterns

Whether you’re looking to customize an existing pattern or create your own knitwear designs from scratch, you’ll find everything you need here.


Design Handknit Garments

Learn knitwear design basics from industry expert and sought-after teacher Shirley Paden. Her patient, precise teaching will help beginners build a foundation of knitwear design skills. If you're an experienced designer, this class will complete your education.

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Free Design Class!

Learn how to design a cabled neckline to add drama to your sweater patterns with this FREE mini-class!

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Hat Design 101

Knitting instructor Stefanie Japel explains how to calculate decreases for the crown of a hat so you can design your own hat patterns.

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