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FAQ: What are the common mistakes that a Technical Editor can catch?



There are several common mistakes in crochet patterns that a Crochet Technical Editor can catch before publication.

Here are some examples:


Mathematics errors

Crochet Technical Editors can check the maths calculations in a crochet pattern to ensure that the stitch counts, increases, and decreases are correct and consistent throughout the pattern.


Inconsistent terminology

Crochet Technical Editors can ensure that the language and terminology used in the pattern is clear and consistent throughout, and that it adheres to standard crochet terminology.


Missing information

Crochet Technical Editors can catch missing information in the pattern, such as missing stitch counts or instructions for special techniques.


Inaccurate sizing or shaping

Crochet Technical Editors can ensure that the sizing and shaping of the project is accurate and consistent across all sizes.


Typos or errors in the pattern text

Crochet Technical Editors can catch typos, errors in the pattern text, or formatting issues that can make the pattern difficult to follow.


Inaccurate or unclear charts or diagrams

Crochet Technical Editors can ensure that any charts or diagrams used in the pattern are accurate and clear, and that they match the instructions in the pattern.


By catching these common mistakes, Crochet Technical Editors can help ensure that the crochet pattern is accurate, clear, and easy to follow, so that crocheters can successfully complete the project without any issues.


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