A knitting pattern is like a grocery shopping list written for someone else. When you are making notes for yourself as a knitter, you only need to write reminders. There is much you can assume. The same with a grocery list for yourself. But when you are writing for someone else’s action, success requires knowing what is shared knowledge and what needs to be specified.
This came to me after my Darling Daughter and Adventure Guy went grocery shopping with a list I wrote originally for myself. Continue Reading