Yarn Designer

  • Creating yarn types and shades

Yarn Designer is used to create yarn shades for use with the ScotWeave Designer programs. From the outset the program was designed to be quick and easy to use, allowing fast, intuitive creation and colour matching of yarn colours. Key features include:

  • Colour display based around the intuitive HSV (HLS) colour model
  • RGB colour values are also displayed for compatibility
  • Separate screen and printer colour matching
  • Printer colour system uses Page, Column, Row (PCR) system
  • Easy creation of single colour, twist and mixture yarns
  • Pantone® colour systems utilised
  • Yarns stored in yarn files with a common yarn count value
  • Supports all of the major yarn count systems
  • Options to copy yarns between files
  • Yarn costing data stored with the yarn file for use in fabric costing
  • Yarn fibre content data stored for use in fibre composition
  • Scanning feature for creation of fancy yarns
  • Image edit tools to speed up creation of fancy yarns
  • Automatic creation of space-dyed yarns
  • Fancy and space-dyed yarns can be recoloured quickly to create new shades