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 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 Select the ease you want in the garment. Click Ok
11 Select a size from the measurement chart. click OK
12 To further customize your garment you can change any measurement.
Just click on the box and type in the new numbers.
14 When you click in the measurement box the picture changes to indicate where to measure.
15 Your garment will be displayed on the screen.
You can move the rulers to any location on the garment piece to check the fit of the garment.
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.
Your garment will appear on your screen as individual pieces. Small dots will appear around the edges of the garment pieces.
19 You can change the style of the garment by moving points to different locations. Copy those changes to additional pieces.
20 Pieces can be rotated to any angle you want.
21 The rotated pieces can then be moved to simulate the assembled garment.
22 Check fitting points Move the points to make the piece fit.
23 You can then mirror the change to correct its opposite point.
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 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 Any garment piece can be turned upside down or at any angle you choose to get instruction for upside down or diagonal knitting.
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 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 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.
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 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.
Using the handy drawing tools you can easily create any stitch design you like.
You can select the design you created and copy it.
Then paste the original pattern as many times as you want.
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.