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usamacka
01-24-2007, 11:04 AM
Are there any programs available where you can DESIGN a pattern?
For example....tell what size needle, how many stitches...and what kind and voila you could SEE what you design ahead of time?

Knitting_Guy
01-24-2007, 11:14 AM
Hmmm, something like that would be pretty handy.

usamacka
01-24-2007, 11:27 AM
I have a G5 Imac...I think there are things out there for Microsoft but not sure how they work.

landolphe
01-24-2007, 12:14 PM
This program for Mac and Windows might be what you're looking for: Knit Visualizer (http://knitfoundry.com/software.html)

Cheers,

Knitting_Guy
01-24-2007, 12:18 PM
Wow, $135?

Now I remember why I switched to Linux :rofl:

CarmenIbanez
01-24-2007, 12:19 PM
My recollection is that they're pretty expensive.

Jan in CA
01-24-2007, 01:50 PM
There are many knitting software programs. Here's a link to a few of them. Not sure if they are what you had in mind. Google can help you out, too.

Knitting software (http://www.software4knitting.com/softwareproducts.htm)

Knitting_Guy
01-24-2007, 02:06 PM
LOL just out of curiosity I did a search for Linux knitting pattern software and believe it or not I did find an application that can be used to convert an image file to a knitting pattern.

I'm going to download and install it to see how it works.

Julie
01-24-2007, 07:42 PM
Sweater Wizard is excellent -- I'm not sure if it's available for Mac though. I went to a workshop at my LYS that was a how-to on all the features, and it's amazing. Like it'll tell you how many yards of yarn your pattern will use as you configure it -- very handy.

usamacka
01-25-2007, 09:50 AM
Does any of this software show a PICTURE of what it will look like knitted up? I think this would be easy to do with today's softwware capabilities.
I checked out the one and it shows the pattern as you make it..but I didn't get to any step that will show the fnished facsimile.
Amybody know of one that will do that?