Category Archives: Fonts

Documentation for Knitting Fonts Collection now available online

The Knitting Fonts Collection always has been well documented.

Each of the 6 fonts has its own PDF file documenting all the characters available. Then a further file gives details of how to use them.

These are distributed with the fonts but, for some strange reason, it never occurred to me to make them publicly available, until now…..

So, whether you are already a StitchMastery font convert and have no idea where your own copies of the PDF files are, or whether you are just curious to see what all the fuss is about, the PDF files can be viewed here;-

Using the StitchMastery Fonts.pdf – start off with this one.
StitchMastery Dot.pdf
StitchMastery DotCable.pdf
StitchMastery DotCableEH.pdf
StitchMastery Dash.pdf
StitchMastery DashCable.pdf
StitchMastery DashCableEH.pdf

Charting cables

The chart shows 4 different ways that a 2/1 right purl cross cable can be charted using the StitchMastery Knitting Font Collection. The two examples on the left are both created using a single symbol, whilst the 2 on the right are created using ‘building block fonts’ in which several symbols that are designed to join together are combined.Continue Reading

Knitting chart samples

The lattice work chart in this post shows one of the cable fonts in action. Each individual font character is the width of the number of stitches involved. In this case a 1/2 RC cable means that 1 stitch is crossed to the Right over 2 stitches. Continue Reading