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Generate pattern in ANY size, and get personalized instruction for modification

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Intuitive, with smart, easy-to-use features to help you master your craft

Each one of us is unique. Our handknits should be too.

FEATURES

Connect with knitters and designers everywhere

Who invented sitting in a circle, munching on snacks, and chatting for hours? Knitters did! Share photos and progress, join knit alongs, chat with friends near and far, or just post endless close-ups of your cat!

Check your patterns on-the-go from your mobile device

You can take your knitting everywhere, and KnitFit App makes patterns fully mobile optimized so you can navigate them easily on small screens.

Personalized sizing for every single pattern

KnitFit takes the measurements you put into it and uses equations developed by an actual knitting-math magician to generate a custom pattern for your unique shape. Let's do the math on this: technology + body positivity = loving ourselves better.

Skip the modifications math and get knitting

No one loves knitting math more than we do, but sometimes knitters just want to knit. Store your measurements and those of others, save your favorite modifications and add them to any pattern, and cast on with confidence!

Curated, high-quality pattern library

Knitting a garment can take months, so trusting that you have a top quality, well written, and easily accessible pattern by your side makes all the difference during the journey.

Time-saving features for designers at every level

Free up more time to spend on the creative aspects of designing, eliminating the math gymnastics and endless spreadsheet gazing so you can get to the next step! Sign up here.

Yarn substitution options empower knitting for different climates

KnitFit empowers yarn substitution for climate or body temperature—it makes the necessary calculations based on your gauge swatch and fiber choice, integrating it into your pattern.

New features coming soon:

We’re building KnitFit like a sweater—loop by loop...by loop...by loop. Here are some of our upcoming loops:

  • -Tools to help users easily list and sell items from their stash
  • -Tutorials for complicated or little known techniques
  • -Infrastructure for advanced knitters to offer paid classes through KnitFit
  • -Support for LYS, yarn companies, indie dyers, and knitting tool suppliers to offer yarn directly through the app
  • -Private groups
  • -Direct messaging
  • -Advanced search functionality

  • Do you have ideas of features you would love to see? Let us know here.

    Are you a yarn company, indie dyer, or LYS?

    We’ll soon be adding unique opportunities for yarn companies, indie dyers, LYS, and other fiber brands to connect with customers through KnitFit, so join our mailing list to stay in the loop!

    Ready to knit for a perfect fit?

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    KnitFit is easy to use:

    First, get the app. Next,
    shop for a pattern

    Add your body
    measurements

    Knit a gauge
    swatch

    Generate your
    personalized pattern

    Knit it up, and share every step
    with the KnitFit community!

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    Knitted garments should be beautiful AND entertaining to knit!

    Patterns

    Curated, high-quality pattern library

    We offer a wide range of diverse, unique, and beautiful styles that we feel our knitting community will find interesting and entertaining to knit. Knitting a garment can take months, so trusting that you have a top quality, well written, and easily accessible pattern by your side makes all the difference during the journey.

    KnitFit only accepts patterns from designers if they have clear, concise, unambiguous directions, and all patterns are professionally edited and reviewed.

    Are you a designer looking for another place to put your patterns in front of knitters? Join the app!

    Every pattern should come in all shapes and sizes:
    just like we do.

    The KnitFit Story

    The creator of KnitFit did not start out as a knitting-math magician...

    Jane didn’t even swatch for her first sweater (“It was intended for my husband. However, it fit Uncle Peter, who is 6’6”).

    Her creative and technical sides have always been
    separate, waiting to blend into a sole pursuit.

    Jane spent 20 years in the Computer Aided Engineering industry, keeping crafting compartmentalized from the tech side of her brain. But after a cross-country move, knitting became a way to connect with older women in her husband’s family.

    When a designer friend aided her deep dive into calculating modifications and mastering pattern-math, she began to see the power of blending creativity and technical thinking.

    In 2007, she opened an LYS: Needle in a Haystack.

    The many insights gained from running an LYS led to so many ideas. Customers spent weeks or months knitting sweaters in beloved yarns, often only to have them fit poorly.

    She realized then that knitting-math could be
    automated--in an app!

    Between her own tech background and her husband Dana’s, the skills were there to make it a reality. She began work on the KnitFit app, and suddenly more and more possibilities began to open up.

    She began adding features to allow it to be a place for all knitters to feel welcome. Jane’s dream is for KnitFit to allow knitters to get a perfect fit not just in the garments they knit.

    “For me, the biggest validation of the effort of creating KnitFit is when a
    knitter finishes a custom pattern and sees the results. They are
    universally excited about their sweater.”

    -JANE NICKERSON, Creator of KnitFit

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