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1 500 N Dodgion Independence MO 64050 C Knitcraft Inc. contact: 2012 A Knitcraft Presentation To order program call 816 461 4912 DesignaKnit 8

2 DesignaKnit 8 Demo Standard Shaping Mode Create garment patterns with no designing experience required.

3 3 DesignaKnit 8 opening screen Double click on icon to start DesignaKnit 8

4 4 To begin using the program click the mode icon you wish to work with.

5 5 Used when you want to create a garment from a template of pre existing garment shapes. It’s a quick easy way to create a garment pattern.

6 6 Click New Garment an simply fill in the choices given on the following screens.

7 7 After clicking on your choices click ok

8 8 Knit a swatch and enter stitches and rows per inch or per cm. Click OK You can choose the unit of measure you prefer.

9 9 Standard Size is a chart of measurement from the industry standard sizing. Custom Size allows you to select from measurements you create by entering measurements from family and friends.

10 10 Select the ease you want in the garment. Click Ok

11 11 Select a size from the measurement chart. click OK

12 12 To further customize your garment you can change any measurement.

13 Just click on the box and type in the new numbers.

14 14 When you click in the measurement box the picture changes to indicate where to measure.

15 15 Your garment will be displayed on the screen.

16 You can move the rulers to any location on the garment piece to check the fit of the garment.

17 17 Original Pattern Drafting allows you to create any shape you wish. You can open a file from Standard Garment Styling and further modify it in Original Pattern Drafting.

18 Your garment will appear on your screen as individual pieces. Small dots will appear around the edges of the garment pieces.

19 19 You can change the style of the garment by moving points to different locations. Copy those changes to additional pieces.

20 20 Pieces can be rotated to any angle you want.

21 21 The rotated pieces can then be moved to simulate the assembled garment.

22 22 Check fitting points Move the points to make the piece fit.

23 23 You can then mirror the change to correct its opposite point.

24 24 Text gives you row by row instructions for the garment piece. When your garment design is complete you can view instructions in several ways.

25 25 Garment notation gives you a diagram print out with instructions printed only when an increase or decrease is required in the pattern. Row 111 cast off 18 stitches 1 time. Then knit 54 rows. Row 143 decrease 1 stitch every 2 rows 13 times.

26 26 Any garment piece can be turned upside down or at any angle you choose to get instruction for upside down or diagonal knitting.

27 27 Interactive knitting allows you to get row by row instructions right on your computer screen. Your patterns are neatly stored on your computer. No need for piles of papers to sort through to find the pattern you want. Number of rows to knit before an increase or decrease

28 28 You receive instructions when you come to any change in the knitting. Easy to follow diagram shows you exactly where you are on the garment.

29 29 Click the Eye icon you will see the screen flash when you need perform and action. Click the lips and you will verbally hear the instruction spoken. The note and bell will ring or play a note to alert you of a change needed on the row.

30 Stitch Designer Mode Create Stitch patterns using the handy drawing tools. Layout individual stitch patterns on the garment shape. Integrate stitch design with garment shape.

31 31 Choose any color by clicking on the center color selector. Then move the slider to change the intensity of the color. Create your own color pallets easily.

32 Using the handy drawing tools you can easily create any stitch design you like.

33 You can select the design you created and copy it.

34 Then paste the original pattern as many times as you want.

35 35 You can import designs from any existing stitch pattern into a new pattern layout. There are hundreds of stitch patterns that come with DesignaKnit.

36 36 Select from an existing stitch pattern

37 37 Easily change color of stitch pattern and background fabric.

38 38 Import as many stitch patterns as you like to create a unique design.

39 39 With the text tool you can type any lettering you want on the garment. You can choose from any font you have on your computer.

40 40 With the mirror tool when you draw a design the mirror of the design will also be vertically or horizontally repeated.

41 41 When both mirrors are turned on the design will repeat both vertically and horizontally as you draw.

42 42 The kaleidoscope tool mirrors 8 directions to give a simple design an elegant look.

43 43 Designing with cables and textured stitch patterns is easy with the template cable designs.

44 44 You can create your own custom cable crossovers and save them for use in other patterns.

45 Create a layout of the cable you want. Then copy and past it to make it repeat as many times as you want in the garment design.

46 When you are designing you can view your design in grid form.

47 Or you can view it in fabric form.

48 With the simple background completed you can then add different stitch types to your design.

49 To get perspective you can quickly change from grid view to fabric view to get a better idea of how the design is going to look on the finished knitting.

50 Adding lace and purl columns next to the cables defines the stitch pattern.

51 51 When the new stitch pattern is complete you can place the garment shape file on the stitch pattern and make sure pattern will begin and end where you want.

52 52 Graphic Studio

53 Use clip art to create stitch designs. Turn Photos into stitch patterns. Convert scanned images into stitch designs. Import digital camera images to create stitch designs.

54 Click File Open Graphic File

55 55 Go to the location of your file an click on the picture you want to convert to a stitch pattern.

56 56 Thumbnail pictures appear for each picture you have in the folder.

57 57 Click on the picture you want to work with and a larger image will appear next to the thumbnails.

58 58 Click OK

59 You will be asked to make choices as to the amount of colors and the effects you want applied to the photo.

60 Click on the Wizard tool When conversion is complete click OK

61 61 Choose the options on how you want to knit the design.

62 DesignaKnit will bring you back to Stitch Designer where you can further modify the design.

63 63 From picture to a gridded design you can easily knit.

64 64 Interactive knitting

65 65 On screen knitting instructions makes intarsia knitting simple.

66 66 Gives you the information row by row as you knit.

67 67 DesignaKnit 8 The hand knitters complete design tool. Also used to design needlepoint and counted cross stitch patterns. Turn your computer into your design studio.

68 68 To place your order Phone 816 461 4912 Questions about the program call 816 461 1254. Visit our web site Or

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