How To Use Stitchin Crochet with... Adobe Illustrator

This is the first tutorial using StitchinCrochet, the crochet symbol font I designed last year.  I realized after many requests that a "how to" would be nice to share with you all.  So, without further ado...

Our example pattern:


Preparatory steps and prerequisites for this tutorial: download/install/purchase font (you can do it here), have adobe illustrator, basic knowledge and skills within Illustrator.  Next, open a new file, type the necessary symbols using stitchincrochet as your font (I used: 0O&1@23K>), then Menu>View>Show Grid...

Video Tutorial here:
Step 1: Setting up your workspace and starting with a center chain stitches and slip stitch
























Step 2: Arraying the second row (2 single crochet stitches into each chain stitch)

Stay tuned for the final steps in preparing your crochet star pattern!

Step 3 can be found here.

Final steps can be found here.