ColorWork is an editor for creating colorwork knitting patterns.

The stitches can be viewed either as squares (easier to edit)

screenshot of colorwork showing stitches as squares

or chevrons (closer to the finished appearance).

screenshot of colorwork showing stitches as chevrons

Running the program

ColorWork is written in Perl, and uses the Tk module. You'll need both of these installed on your system in order to run it.

Click on the ColorWork link below and save the program to disk. Then run it with

perl ColorWork
On Unix systems, you can make the file executable, and run it with
On Windows systems, do
Start -> Run... -> Open: -> perl ColorKnit -> OK

Steven W. McDougall / / resume / 2008 Nov 23