4-color knit blanket: create design offline
Create the design for your 4 color knit blanket with software of your choice. Send the design with email, or upload the design in the Online Designer as JPG or PNG file.
When designing, you can use any file format in the first step. In order to have the design knitted, the file has to be put to the format described below. This usually means that the design / image file has to be resized and color reduced. It does not matter if the original file was a high resolution image or a vector file.
For knitting, it is only relevant how the pixel are arranged in the file format described below. This is pixel to stitch then: "1 Pixel = 1 knitted stitch".
|knit blanket size||knitted size||Design / file size||# of colors|
|Standard||190 x 155 cm||1104 x 896 Pixel||up to 4|
|Kids||150 x 100 cm||900 x 576 Pixel||up to 4|
|Baby||100 x 80 cm||576 x 464 Pixel||up to 4|
- File type: PNG
- Resolution (DPI): Standard 72 DPI. If the image is color reduced correctly, there is no image resolution anymore. 1 Pixel has 1 color then.
Photoshop users: check Converting color modes, and "Conversion options for indexed-color images".
- To create a pixel perfect design, use the pixel size given, not the knitted size in cm.
- Depending on design and yarn quality, the knitted size may vary. That's why the aspect ratio of the design file and the size in cm is not the same.
- Blankets from 100% polyacrylic come out larger, because the yarn is high bulk. But the template / design file size in pixel is the same, and so is the number of knitted stitches.