Pattern Template – Table version

To use text version:

  1. Right-click on the text file link below to copy the text file. Open the text file and copy the entire contents. In your HTML program, click on the Source tab and paste (Ctrl+V) between the <body> and </body> tags.
  2. While entering the pattern, do not insert images.
  3. When finished entering the pattern, on the source tab of your HTML editor, select the code from <table> to </table> and copy. Follow the instructions on the submissions page to submit the article. Once the form is created, click on the HTML button in the form text editor and paste the code. Click on the Update button to return to the form. Upload and insert your images, check text for accuracy. Remember, once you click on Save, you cannot access or modify the pattern.

To use HTML version:

 

  1. Right-click on the HTML file link below to copy the text file to your computer. Open the HTML file in your HTML program.
  2. While entering the pattern, do not insert images.
  3. When finished entering the pattern, on the source tab of your HTML editor, select the code from <table> to </table> and copy. Follow the instructions on the submissions page to submit the article. Once the form is created, click on the HTML button in the form text editor and paste the code. Click on the Update button to return to the form. Upload and insert your images, check text for accuracy. Remember, once you click on Save, you cannot access or modify the pattern.

 

<main image>

 

<intro text>
Sizes and Materials List …
Size: <list sizes and/or finished dimensions, main size first, additional sizes in brackets>
Hook(s):

US x/x (xx mm)

arn: <Manufacturer> <Yarn name> [<content>, xx yds/xx g skein/ball]
Colors &
Approx. Yarda

<color>, xx yds

Variations –

(A) <color>, xx yds
(B) <color>, xx yds
(C) <color>, xx yds

(MC) <color>, xx yds
(CC) <color>, xx yds

(C1) <color>, xx yds
(C2) <color>, xx yds

Gauge: xx sts and xx rows = 4”/10 cm
Always take time to check your gauge
  Skill Level – See http://www.yarnstandards.com/skill.html for details
Notes …
<Note Title>

Text

Stitches Used list stitches used from simple to more detailed.

Example:

Chain (ch)
Slip Stitch (sl st)
Single Crochet (sc)
Half-Double Crochet (hdc)
Double Crochet (dc)

Abbreviations list abbreviations in alphabetical order.

Example:

Each (ea)
Loop (lp)
Skip (sk)
Stitch(es) (st / sts)
Yarn Over (yo)

Special Stitches

list any special stitches with instructions, remove section if no special stitches used. Please do not include instructions for special stitches in the pattern itself. Instead, put them here and refer to them in the pattern as needed.

Stitch name (abbr)

instructions

Instructions …
Section Name (i.e., cap base, toe, bodice, etc.)
Base Chain Ch xx. <if joining into a ring, indicate if using magic/adjustable ring, if using a foundation row, indicate how many sts>
Row or Round 1

Instructions. (xx sts) <place turning ch at beginning of each row/round>

Example:

Ch 1, turn, sc in each ch around, join with sl st in first sc.

Row or Round 2 etc.
Rounds 3-10
Rows 3-10
<Multiple rounds/row>
Row or Round 11 etc.

Section Name

   Repeat as needed, otherwise remove this section. Add additional sections as needed.

Finishing …

Weave in ends. <any other instructions>. Wash and block as needed.

Editor notes:
  1. Gauge should be shown in increments of 4”, 2” minimum, list pattern for gauge, i.e., 24 sc and 22 rows = 4”/10 cm
  2. See current patterns for examples of wording for stitches, etc.
  3. Add stitch counts at end of each round or row unless they are exactly the same throughout, then just list stitch count on first row.
  4. Put starting ch and turn at the beginning of each row, for example, Ch 2, turn, dc in next st, …
  5. For repeating sections, place between asterisks, i.e., *dc in next 4 dc, sk 2 dc,* repeat from * to * 4 times; and not [dc in next 4 dc, sk 2 dc], repeat 5 times.
  6. Have your pattern tested by friends or ask for testers in the Ravelry testing forum.
  7. Insert images as needed within text.
  8. When using different colors, use “With A ..”, etc.
Pattern and photos © <name>, <company if applicable>
Photos by <name> (if photos not by designer, remove “and photos” from previous line)
Modeled by <name> (remove if item not modeled by an individual)