Ruth has worked as a Technical Editor in knit & crochet for several independent designers:
As well as a veritable pot-pourri of publications and books, single and multi-collaborations:
What does it entail?
checking sizing accuracy to standards – if a sleeve cap will not fit, I’ll let you know.
correct schematics – any pesky 1/4″ missing on your length? I’ll let you know.
accurate follow-through – if something looks redundant or unclear, we will discuss how to improve it.
Grammar & Spelling
Missing punctuation, Then/Than, and many more will be checked and corrected.
Review of Materials
Comprehensive list of materials and abbreviations provided
Technical Editing happens in stages: I review, you review.
I will not change instructions or numbers without your consent, and you will be in full charge of what happens with your pattern.
All Technical Editing services include a free final review once your layout is done and before you go to print to ensure everything is in tip-top shape!
Preferred document types: .doc / .pdf
Preferred graphic types: .eps / .png