Online Pattern generators, hacks, free KM manuals, and more

last review/ update: 5/25/2019
I welcome being contacted re any problem links
generators that require color changing every 2 rows using a color changer (or 2 carriages)
the generator used by Fabienne  http://fabienne.us/tag/knitting/
other generators that can help with shaping garments, or some basic knit motif design
knitting pattern http://kpg.sourceforge.net
top-down circular raglan calculator http://kpg.sourceforge.net
Icelandic round yoke design does not work any longer in later version browsers, on Mac even with the installation of Silverlight, on Ravelry it was noted the program does operate in internet explorer http://knittingpatterns.is/#/Design
charts: lace, cables, and more http://chartgen.orangellous.com
reducing black and white images to repeats sized for punchcard machines http://oknitme.serpicanaro.org/
math calculators for knitting
free online manuals, magazines
https://www.knititnow.com/ManualAndDocuments/
hacking
only the intro is in German: a nearly hour-long presentation by Fabienne
another approach for Brother models KH”‘930, 940, 950i, and 970: http://daviworks.com/knitting/ and the associated group on Ravelry 
970 how to hack instructable 
for additional cumulative information, software compatibility and hardware specs see Claire Williams’ website
GitHubs
PatternUploader
color reductions/ conversions for large, nonrepetitive images Mac
online generators
photoshop tutorial
pattern generators/ web design
open source charting program http://sourceforge.net/projects/sconcho/
quick screenshot

1/21/2016: Online weaving program by Andrew Glassner ; associated blogpost 

11/26/17 a simple, user-friendly free motif design paint program for Mac, last updated April 2019: Paint Brush

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