In looking through the lens of a knitter, a schematic is a diagram of the fabric’s shape you are creating. A thorough schematic has measurements included in both horizontal and vertical directions, otherwise known as width and length at key ‘fit’ points of the garment. Those measurements on a schematic are typically posted in inches as well as centimeters. These measurements inform how the garment will ultimately fit in the eyes of the designer. Also, the schematic is meant to match the written directions of the pattern. The purpose of a schematic is to clarify those directions for the knitter. A schematic also serves well when one surfs knitting patterns. One look at a schematic immediately forecasts the shape of the garment. It is hard to believe that there continues to be patterns without these informative diagrams. I have been both challenged as well as successful in the making of a project due to the schematic of a pattern. … I scream, you scream, we all scream for schematics
I couldn’t quite wait until June! In honor of the one year birth of this blog, please enjoy:
- New WordPress format that is clean looking with lots of white space to highlight the knitting!
- New header photo for a change in appearance.
- A second page entitled Collection to share and give credence to a knitter’s past.
- A change to the name of the blog, HOLLY KNITS. Simple, identifiable, me!