Proper Project Level Definitions

UPDATE 4/27: I heard from Craft Yarn Council, Downloadable symbols are Basic, Easy, Intermediate, & Complex. In this first edition of the Tips from a Tech Editor series, learn the truth to Project Level definitions.  It’s about stitches, not skill. The article previously published by Novella titled What’s in a Skill Level? written by yours truly […]

Convertible Crochet By Doris Chan, A Book Review

Gorgeous pictures and lacey designs are often overwhelming for me to attempt to stitch.  Find out how I overcame that anxiety and made several pieces from this book. This post contains affiliate links.  When you use links, I receive a minor commission.  This helps support my blog and free content to you and it doesn’t […]

Meet A Tech Editor

Technical editors and designers, we are both people who need people.  But we are often so different in our personalities and levels of introvert vs extrovert that we don’t travel in the same circles.  Designers are often the people that are bubbling over with awesome new ideas and frequently claim that they aren’t “math people” […]

Tech Edit History: Marnie the Misfit Mermaid

When I was a tester for Lorene Eppolite at Cre8tion Crochet, I also acted much like a tech editor, although I didn’t know it.  As a member of Lorene’s small tester group, we would stitch up patterns before Lorene had published them.  As we stitched, we would be reviewing the pattern for accuracy.   After helping […]

Technical Editing Crochet Patterns

Technical editing is the process by which a designer asks for another set of eyes to evaluate a pattern for clarity and consistency.  While I have been editing crochet patterns since only 2013, I have been developing my craft for 30+ years.  My university education in sciences which relied heavily in data entry and statistics […]

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