DesignaKnit 8: Pattern Tracing Printed Books
by Distinctive Knits
Take commercially produced, printed dressmaking patterns like those produced by Vogue, McCalls, Burda, etc and make it into a garment shape ready to knit in DAK 8.
Information is also available to use dimension diagrams from hand knitting patterns to create garment outlines in DAK 8.
Pattern Tracing will take you through the steps needed to make the dress making pattern into a traceable image. You can then process the image using the tools in Original Pattern drafting. Using a test square, you can further process the image so that you can actually knit the garment pieces. If you are a dressmaker and would like to have more complex fitted knitting patterns from your knitting machine, then you will certainly have more creative freedom using Pattern Tracing for DesignaKnit 8.
NOTE: Is is NOT a beginner's book. DAK 8, a camera with tripod, a scanner and knowledge of photo manipulation using Microsoft Paint is required.