The Well-Rounded Designer

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Thanks for taking The Well-Rounded Designer! I hope you found the workshop helpful and that you are eager to learn more. Here are some additional resources: For  more information about the communications aspect of being a well-rounded designer, I hope you’ll consider taking my course How to Say It: Pattern Writing for Knitters. (Crocheters will also find the class useful.) Use this affiliate link** for a discount!


Color Lisa


Garnet Hill (I like the print catalog better than the website)


Hanna Andersson


Colour Lovers

Google “textile design”

Any other website that turns on your Creative Button

Mind-mapping Software 

Look here for a list of free and for-purchase software options.
One not mentioned in the article is MindNode for Mac.

Design Apps


Pattern Drafting Information

Craftsy Classes

Craftsy has a ton of great classes. Click the affiliate links below for more info.

Sizing Knitwear Patterns taught by Faina Goberstein

Handknit Garment Design taught by Shirley Paden

Mastering Cable Design taught by Fiona Ellis

Fit Your Knits taught by Stefanie Japel

Custom Yoke Sweater taught by Amy Detjen

Lace Shawl Design taught by Miriam Felton


Other Helpful Links



Coupon Details: Get 33% off the full retail price of select Craftsy classes taught by Edie Eckman. Cannot be combined with any other coupons. Expires May 8, 2017.