Pattern Format

Please use Segoe UI, 12pt font (except where noted)

 

Title of your pattern (24pt)

by (your name)

 

Short description of your knit: This will also be the except for the pattern. An excerpt is the short amount of text that describes your pattern in the pattern listings. It should include, the pattern’s name, the craft used, its general construction (ie in the round, back and forth, seamed ect), and the bits you’d like to feature about your pattern.  Below is the excerpt for Like A Virgin.

 Like A Virgin is a darling long hip length cardigan with an irresistible ruffle, and bracelet length sleeves, an excellent choice for pairing with pearls. Done with simple knit instructions, it’s a perfect first sweater. Because it’s done in a chunky yarn it knits up quickly, and makes seaming a breeze. Perfect for seamed construction virgins!

Difficulty Rating: beginner, advanced beginner, intermediate, advanced intermediate, and advanced techniques (choose one of these) 

Yarn: brand, number of  skeins, hanks, or balls required, colour name (if applicable), colour # (if applicable),Yarn content ie.( 75% merino wool, 25% nylon). 

Gauge: the gauge of the project (z) sts wide x (y) sts heigh in a 4inch(10cm) square

Size: Sizes the pattern is written for including measurements in inches and centimeters -bust measurement for sweaters and tops, and length for dresses and skirts are required. If it is just one size please include the dimensions of the finished project. In some cases dementions are unimportant if this is the case please note it.

Materials: Needles/hook: size of needles/hook in US, and metric, are required, if circulars are required also include the lenght  -list each separately on its own line in the table shown

Also include all notions such as how many stitch markers, or row markers, buttons (size and number required), ribbon, darning, or sewing needles, thread etc. List each on its own line. 

 

6 US/4mm needles or size needed to obtain gauge 2 ¾ inch/15mm buttons
2.75mm crochet hook Darning needle
4- stitch markers (one different than the others is helpful) Sewing needle
3 – decorative buttons Thread

List of abbreviations: List ALL abbreviation you use in the pattern in the table.  Use an asterisk if an explanation of how to work the stitch if nessarry. I like to list them alphabetically, but you don’t have to.

 

bo-bind off sc-single crochet
k-knit sl-slip stitch*
k2tog-knit two together slm-slip marker
p-purl ssk-slip, slip, knit*
pm-place marker yo-yarnover

 *sl-slip stitch : when slipping for selvages on the right side, slip as if to knit with the yarn held forward, when slipping on the wrong side slip as if to knit with the yarn held in the back

 *ssk-slip, slip, knit: slip one stich as if to knit, then a second, place them back on the left needle and knit both stitches together

Here is a list of some common ones, it is by all means not all of them.  bo-bind off, k-knit, k2tog-knit two together,m1-make one, p-purl, sl-slip stitch: when slipping for selvages on the right side, slip as if to knit with the yarn held forward, when slipping on the wrong side slip as if to knit with the yarn held in the back , ssk-slip one stich as if to knit, then a second, place them back on the left needle and knit both stitches together, yo-yarnover

Instructions: Here’s where your pattern instructions go

Other items you must include.  One high resolution photo of the finished project to go beneath the pattern Title. You may include as many as you like.  Photos will be framed with a white boarder

A short designers bio, 100 words or less, including website, Ravelry name, Facebook or Twitter.  This will be posted with your pattern, and on the contributors list.  

You must submit a feature photo to appear in the header when your pattern is clicked. It needs to be 940px wide by 300px high

If any of this seems unclear please visit a pattern such as Like A Virgin to see how it’s done. 

You must also submit the tags you would like associated with the article (we reserve the right to add, remove, or modify tags)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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