On Yarnpond you can find pattern testers for knit & crochet patterns, sample makers to help you speed up your design turnaround, and tech editors who'll make sure your patterns are concise and easy to use!
Since 2018 Yarnpond has been the one-stop shop for knit and crochet designers to manage their pattern testing process. From connecting designers to eager and qualified knitters & crocheters, to posting and running their tests, to gathering pattern feedback - you can do can do it all on Yarnpond. In 2020 we added the tech editors pool, so designers can post their tech editing jobs, compare applicants and select the perfect editor to help find-tune their patterns.
It's not only about finding people ...
Finding great testers is just the first step in running successful pattern tests. You also need to keep track of progress, maintain communication, notify testers of pattern corrections you are making, and get updated when testers complete their work.
And when the test is done, you need to be able to save notes about who you worked best with, capture their feedback about the pattern, rate your testers, and leave reviews.
When you use Yarnpond to run your tech edits, you get a dedicated chat area to talk to your editor, document management so you can each upload and download files, and the ability to rate and review the editors you work with.
With Yarnpond you can do all this in one place
Why spread this process, and all its related information, between multiple systems, when you can manage it all centrally and at the same time help testers to build up their portfolios and help other designers identify the best testing talent?