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Easily modify knitting patterns. Spend your time knitting not doing math!
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Buttons and Bands
** Member bonus ** Pick up the perfect number of stitches to rows for cardigan bands. No guessing!
Button Bands (vertical)
** Member bonus ** Take the guess work out of your buttonhole bands, use our tool, enter the size and number of button holes starting and ending offsets, the bands depth and width, along with your stitch and row gauge and Knit It Now will provide you with exact knitting instructions.
Button Placements (horizontal)
** Member bonus ** No more guessing - just enter how many buttons, the size of the buttons, height of the area, and the starting and end location offset and Knit It Now will give you instructions for the perfect placement of your buttonholes.
Swatching and Gauge
Knit your swatch, enter your details and let us calculate your gauge.
Interested in using a different yarn than the pattern calls for?
** Member bonus ** Create your own gauge rulers.
When knitting in pattern, make sure you include complete repeats of stitch patterns. Let us do the math so you can adjust your stitch count for accurate stitch positioning.
Circle / Polygon Tool
** Member bonus ** Create circles on any knitting machine with any yarn! Your choice: 6 or 8 wedges, short row or decrease construction. For hats, blankets, pillow tops, scarves ... you name it!
Magic Formula (Inches)
Increase or decrease evenly for perfect shaping. Shorten or lengthen any shaped area of your knitting by entering inches or cm.
Magic Formula (Sts and rows)
Increase or decrease evenly for perfect shaping. Shorten or lengthen any shaped area of your knitting by entering stitches and rows
Enter your gauge, width and depth (height) and Knit In Now will produce your line by line instructions for your slopes. Use to calculate shoulder shaping.
Create custom sleeves for any Drop or Sqaure Shoulder garment
** Member bonus ** Enter your stitch and row gauges, width and depth (height) and Knit In Now will produce line by line instructions for your darts.
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Create a simple hood shape for any pattern. Enter the dimensions of your finished neck opening and the desired hood depth. The tool will generate a hood pattern based on your stitch and row gauge.
Create instructions for a V-Neck with a flat point at the end
** Member bonus ** Estimate the number of stitches for your neck bands based on your gauge and dimensions. The tool will give you the band cast on (pickup) for both front and back neck opening.
** Member bonus ** Create and precisely position decorative, useful pockets
Rectangle / Square
Enter your stitch/row gauge and your dimensions to create simple scarves, shawls and blankets.
Knitters Graph Paper
Create full-scale knitters graph paper to plan your knitting based on YOUR stitch and row gauge. Accurately design intarsia, motifs or pattern shaping.
Decode charting symbols for machine knitting
Machine Knitting Glossary
Explore machine knitting terms and abbreviations.
Maximum Knitted Width
How wide can you knit using all needles?
Technique Reference Cards
** Member bonus ** Use colored pencils, highlighters or markers to record the settings on your machine for various techniques.
Yards Per Pound
Compare yarn that is put up in balls, hanks, cakes, or skeins to weights of yarn on cones.
Using YPP (yards per pound) is an accurate way of comparing yarn weights.
** Member bonus ** Determine if you have enough yarn to finish your project. A swatch, a scale and a few measurements and you'll never worry about running out of yarn!