9 Knitting Apps All Knitters Should Have
This list of knitting apps has all the basics for the modern day knitter!
It seems like there's an app for everything these days, right? Well, tech-savvy knitters will be glad to know there are tons of knitting apps out there that help make knitting easier and even more fun!
We asked the AllFreeKnitting Facebook followers what they thought were the best knitting apps, and there were way more than we could have possibly imagined. Unfortunately, we cannot feature every single knitting app out there -- although they're all great.
Whether you're just starting out in the world of knitting or you're a knitting expert, there's an app here for you.
Here are the 9 knitting apps that all knitters should have for keeping track of patterns, measuring gauge, counting stitches, browsing knitting stitch galleries, and so much more.
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Looking for a one-stop knitting app? Stash2go works by syncing with your Ravelry account, so you can keep your favorite patterns all in one place. But the features don't stop there! Users can talk to other knitters in forums, upload photos of their work, and even look for nearby yarn stores. With all of these great features in one spot, this app is a staple for knitters.
|iPhone, iPad, and Android
|$5.99 (free Lite version)
StashBot is the ultimate set of knitting tools for your phone. This app works like a kind of knitting calculator. Just put in the type of project you're working on, the size, and the gauge, and it will calculate the amount of yarn you should need to complete the project. Just let the reviews of this app speak for themselves -- it's pretty accurate.
|iPhone and iPad
4. Knit Texxture
The Knit Texxture app basically functions as a knitting stitch index. With over 250 stitches in their gallery, this app is quickly becoming an essential tool for beginner knitters and knitting experts alike. Browse the stitches and get inspired to make your very own patterns.
|iPhone and iPad
5. Knitting Chart Maker
Feeling adventurous? Knitting Chart Maker is a super easy way to make knitting charts yourself. For those of you who are just not content with using other people's patterns, this app is the one for you. With Knitting Chart Maker, you'll be designing your own patterns in no time.
|iPhone and Android
Like many knitting apps, Ravulous can sync with your Ravelry account to keep your knitting patterns all in one place. This is super handy, but Ravulous takes it one step further with the stash log. This feature lets you can photos and make notes about your stash at home. You can record everything from the color and how much you've used to notes about where you've stored the skein, so you don't have to turn the house upside down, trying to find it. The next time you're at the store, and you can't remember what yarn you still have at home, you'll be glad you have Ravulous.
|Android and Kindle
|$1.52 (Android) and $1.60 (Kindle)
What can't KnitCompanion do? We asked our Facebook followers what their favorite knitting apps were, and many mentioned KnitCompanion as one of their favorites. It has a simplistic interface that makes uploading your patterns and tracking your progress a breeze. This app is particularly good for those of you who like to work with knitting charts.
|iPhone, Android, and Kindle
8. Gaugefy Free
Like many of the other great knitting apps LoveKnitting is an all-in-one place for knitters. Whether you want to store your patterns, browse the library, or use their knitting tools, like the stitch and row counter, this app is the one for you. Not only is it super easy to use, but it's free, too!
|iPhone and iPad
What knitting apps do you use?
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