What’s the best way to manage all the numbers in a pattern? With a spreadsheet! Learn spreadsheet basics for organizing gauges, measurements, and notes. Make friends with functions and formulas for determining stitch counts, figuring sleeve increases, estimating yardage requirements, and more. Pick up tips for ensuring your patterns are as error-free as possible.
- 3 hours
- Skills required:
- some experience writing (or attempting to write) patterns; familiarity with basic design concepts, such as calculating stitch counts from gauge without the help of a spreadsheet; familiarity with spreadsheets is helpful but not required
- a laptop or tablet with a spreadsheet application installed, such as Excel, OpenOffice, NeoOffice, Numbers, or Google Sheets