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JKnit Lite - Knitting Helper
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JKnit Lite is a free knitting pattern reader app for iPhone and iPod touch. You can use this app to import and view patterns in both PDF and interactive JKnit formats. Try JKnit Lite for yourself and discover the best way of knitting! Built-in PDF viewer designed with knitters in mind. - Smooth PDF rendering engine with page zooming and scrolling. - Page rotation feature for landscape-oriented charts. - Follow charts with the help of the highlight bar feature with easily adjustable starting position and height. - Shift the highlight bar up or down using a simple double tap. - You can add a bar to each page of your PDF and JKnit Lite will remember all of their individual positions and settings. - Works in both Portrait and Landscape modes. - You can import your PDFs into the app from your computer, e-mail attachments, websites or from your KnitPoint pattern library. Enjoy the benefits of the interactive JKnit pattern format. - JKnit format transforms all knitting patterns into easy to follow, row-by-row instructions. Just advance the counter as you complete each row, and the app will direct you what to do next. - The app will always remember your position in any project and will help you pick up exactly where you left off. - Keep track of all of the essential project information such as materials used, notes and the timeline and add your project photos. - You can import patterns in interactive JKnit format from your KnitPoint library. You can also get JKnit HD Lite - a custom tailored iPad implementation of this app! You can find it in the App Store by searching for JKnit HD Lite. To take a full advantage of the JKnit format, please also consider getting JKnit Pro for iPhone/iPod touch and JKnit HD Pro for iPad. With the Pro versions of JKnit, you can setup your own projects or fully customize the patterns you download from KnitPoint. You will also have a free access to the JKnit Web Portal (subject to its own terms of use) which lets you do all of the pattern setup on a computer, download projects wirelessly in and out of the app, and transfer projects between your iPhone and iPad (Pro versions of the app are required on all devices). JKnit Lite comes with a preloaded sample project to help you familiarize with the app and its features. Experiencing problems, have questions or need help? Have a recommendation or feature request for future releases? Please join the JKnit App Users Group on Ravelry to connect with other users, share your experience and get help. You can also email us at support@jknit.net
Pretty useless sine I can’t access knitpoint website.
by lululemonade88 on 2020/05/29 15:50
Was very excited to get the app when my friend recommit to me. But in order to get my patterns into the app, I need to register an account on their website, knitpoint.com, which takes forever to load and so far, I’ve no luck to access the website. So for now, the app is pretty much useless.
Needs fixing
by Suzreyn on 2020/02/08 18:45
I have used this app, and JKnitHDPro, for years. However, since iPad and iPhone updated months ago, they won’t open any of my pdf patterns. I have repeatedly asked for help, but not received any response !
Does not work with latest iOS
by Maevezana on 2019/10/30 10:30
I loved this app. But with the latest iOS update it just crashes when you try to open a PDF. So don’t bother using this until they update it!
App no longer works with Apple products.
by Darshuomega on 2019/10/21 01:16
After the Apple IOS 13.1.2 update was pushed out, all of my apple products no longer worked with the App. I email the app support several times and posted on the Ravelry group. No response and no fix. Worst part is all my patterns are stored in the app and can’t export them or access them in any way.
Crashing
by Scootchick on 2019/10/18 13:44
I have loved this app for knitting. Almost never knit without it. However it has not been updated for the new iOS and continues to crash. I was in the middle of a project and will have a very difficult time trying to figure out where I am. Please update!
Great app when using a chart
by Embeedee0613 on 2017/03/20 12:00
I use this app to help me keep track of the row I'm on when using a chart. I use it on my iPad. There are two things I wish I could adjust in the app; the color of the row highlighter and the ability to use arrow or quick keys to adjust the position of the highlight for the row.
Needs updates
by lilbj48 on 2017/03/15 20:56
Would be great if we could get some kind of response from developers
Five stars if I could rename files
by HLS6 on 2016/10/24 20:35
Aside from that minor issue, this app is great! So easy, never crashes... Thanks for offering a lot of value in a free version.
Fantastic for portable patterns!
by Lilmissb1987 on 2016/08/27 20:54
I just love this app! It's so easy to use! Mark my spot and to take patterns with me! One less thing to remember! This makes it too easy!!!
Not for me
by Merewene on 2016/05/07 16:33
Far to hands on for me, I don't want to have to break down the pattern line by line and enter it into the app.
Not working
by Amara511 on 2015/05/22 22:03
I was so excited to find this app because of the option to read pattern directions line by line. However, when I try to access patterns I've saved on Knit Point, I get an error message that says, "Connection failed." I emailed customer service about the problem 5 days ago and have gotten no response. Without the Knot Pro feature the app can only help me knit the baby vest pattern that downloads with the app.
I love this app...
by Auncha on 2014/02/21 18:34
I love this app, but there is one aspect I do not love. Many of the PDF's I have downloaded land with a combination of numbers and letters as the title. Not your fault, I know, but it would be helpful if there was a way to write your own title. Also, it would be VERY helpful if there was a print option. Everything in this app is stuck there. Working on a small screen in convenient while out, but I hardly think a 2" by 3 1/2" is very convenient at home. If you can't adapt the program for printing, at least allow access to the units own menu, so PDF's can be e-mailed and printed. Other than naming and printing, I love, love, love this app! Still waiting for the upgrade to print or e-mail PDFs from this app. Is it ever coming????? Downgrading to 2 stars for lack of this feature.
Like/love
by Yarngil81 on 2013/10/04 20:13
Love the app. Great for storing patterns from other apps and websites. Wish had rename feature for pdfs. I bring a lot of pdfs into this app but then have to open about half of them to find the one I want. If I could rename the pdf, my problem would be solved. Also, would like to make folders within pdf section. So that, I could categorize the patterns. Thank you for a great, easy to use app.
Fantastic App
by Stlgirlfan on 2013/08/22 02:36
This is a Fantastic App! Love it, love it, love it! A friend recommended it and am I glad! I know where to go to look for my patterns, when I download patterns with a touch it is in this app!
Great app
by JusticeIs on 2013/08/09 18:30
This is a handy little app and I love the PDF library
No more sticky notes for me!
by Really Lost in Seattle on 2013/04/15 04:45
I'm traveling right now and had become frustrated with having the printed pattern, sticky notes to mark my place and an iPhone app to count rows. I love with this app how you can import a PDF onto your phone or iPad and use a highlight bar to mark your spot. Perfect! The only drawback I can see is that when you take off and land in a plane all electronic devices have to be turned off. So it might be a good idea to have a printed backup of the pattern for when you don't have phone access and want to knit. Thank you for an excellent tool!! Highly recommend!!
Awesome app
by 5andie on 2013/04/07 15:34
Love the app. Carry all my favorite patterns with me & can refer to them anywhere. No more printing & forgetting them at home. Storing is a snap. Would recommend it to knitters everywhere.
Very convenient
by 630Kila on 2013/04/04 19:43
This app is very helpful if you have a lot of PDF patterns and don't want to spend a fortune on printer ink printing them off.
Nice app
by Packer Dude on 2013/03/16 20:23
I like having a pattern at my fingertips. I appreciate that it is free. I would love to give the patterns my own names. It seems limited in the number of patterns allowed.
Wonderful App
by Kevin Linde on 2013/03/16 18:10
Library feature is great for storing and easily accessing your patterns in PDF. Great app :)
Great App
by Jennifer Martinez on 2013/03/13 13:27
Just started looking at this amazing app. I love to knit like crazy & this is a great way to look at w/o having to print or open up your computer to fish for that pattern you be wanting to knit for that special someone it's already in your media library & not in your computer using up all that memory on your bookmarks.
Awesome!!
by Patkens on 2013/03/10 16:19
Can't imagine going back to trying to keep track of where I am in a pattern again. Works great, use on iPad and phone and is free; what's not to love.
Love it!
by Noah A on 2013/03/03 14:47
Works great and it's free!
GREAT! AMAZING!
by The original alaskalady on 2013/01/31 07:29
What more is there to say? As a Certified CYC Instructor this is wonderful. I recommend this to all my students with smart phones.
Love this app
by Dhunt626 on 2013/01/14 04:12
I take my knitting everywhere and tend to abuse my patterns putting them in and out of my knitting bag, this app saves my paper patterns and make it super easy to carry patterns with you anywhere!
Knitters essential
by Kayl-ee on 2012/10/24 22:53
This makes my knitting on the go a breeze. Download your pattern then use highlighter bar as you work. No counters needed. Works really well on graph patterns. I used it for an illusion project. Cut my work in half. Love it.
Jknit lite
by lynnejoy on 2012/09/22 06:22
Love the fact you can take a pattern with you
New to knitting
by Wizmom on 2012/08/21 20:27
New to knitting and this is a great way to keep track of projects and chart placing
Handy dandy!!
by Jhesi3 on 2012/07/21 15:54
This is perfect! I can download my PDF patterns and not have to worry about printing or pinning them and having to hunt for my patterns whenever I work on a project. Everything I need is right here on my phone.
Like it!!!
by Kaz B on 2012/07/08 16:48
This app is A-M-A-Z-I-N-G!!!!! I'm not too creative enough to create my own patterns and have hard time keeping track of where I'm at on my projects. This app takes care of all that. It certainly reduces time spending reading through pattern to see where I'm at when I'm knitting, which is not a fun part of "knitting". Hope to have more patterns on site!!!
Does what I want with minimal setup
by Oakandsage on 2012/06/16 21:31
For reference, I knit flat lace (shawls, scarves) from charts in PDF format, mostly purchased on Ravelry. A person who knits fitted items would have different needs. The reviewer who says it only works with patterns from the site is only partially correct. You can import PDFs from anywhere but not create your own patterns in the app's format. I haven't tried using this with any of the patterns from its partner site - this is strictly a review of the capability to use it with your own PDF charts, which is plenty of functionality for my needs. I'm not using it to design my own patterns. I wanted a PDF reader that would display a knitting chart at a readable size and allow me to rotate the page correctly to view the knitting pattern if it was sideways on the page. I wanted a little bar that would show me the row I was on. Simple enough but it took me a while to find an app that would do it. I downloaded the app, emailed myself the PDF of the chart (I had it in iBooks, which is not great for knitting patterns), chose "Open in..." and there is JKnit Lite. Selected it, turned to the page with the pattern, rotated it to the right rotation, pressed Bar Show. There's the highlight bar but it's too big. Press Bar Edit and make it smaller, move it to my current row, press the button again. A double tap above advances one row. A double tap below brings it back. This is just what I wanted and it was so quick to set up. I'm quite pleased.
Awesome
by KnittyCottage on 2012/04/28 21:30
It's exactly what I wanted. I don't even look at paid apps and was worried I wouldn't find one for free that would do what I wanted. But this one does. Let's me follow a PDF file with a highlight bar so I know what row I'm on. No more pen and paper! If I pay for full app I can even make my own patterns. I think I just might for this one. Very costly but so perfect!!
Nothing impressive
by ArellaB on 2012/03/31 00:58
It kind of sucked. It's great that I got a free pattern but on the free version, I would've liked the option making my own project a couple times. I can just email the PDF to my email on my iPhone and look at it there.
Knit lite
by Prairierosejill on 2012/03/24 20:11
I did not like this app at all. It would not work for me. I could only switch screens. No help given within the app.
Yma72
by YMA72 on 2012/02/11 20:27
Awesome app.
Like/love
by Yarngil81 on 2013/10/04 20:13
Love the app. Great for storing patterns from other apps and websites. Wish had rename feature for pdfs. I bring a lot of pdfs into this app but then have to open about half of them to find the one I want. If I could rename the pdf, my problem would be solved. Also, would like to make folders within pdf section. So that, I could categorize the patterns. Thank you for a great, easy to use app.
I love this app...
by Auncha on 2014/02/21 18:34
I love this app, but there is one aspect I do not love. Many of the PDF's I have downloaded land with a combination of numbers and letters as the title. Not your fault, I know, but it would be helpful if there was a way to write your own title. Also, it would be VERY helpful if there was a print option. Everything in this app is stuck there. Working on a small screen in convenient while out, but I hardly think a 2" by 3 1/2" is very convenient at home. If you can't adapt the program for printing, at least allow access to the units own menu, so PDF's can be e-mailed and printed. Other than naming and printing, I love, love, love this app! Still waiting for the upgrade to print or e-mail PDFs from this app. Is it ever coming????? Downgrading to 2 stars for lack of this feature.
No more sticky notes for me!
by Really Lost in Seattle on 2013/04/15 04:45
I'm traveling right now and had become frustrated with having the printed pattern, sticky notes to mark my place and an iPhone app to count rows. I love with this app how you can import a PDF onto your phone or iPad and use a highlight bar to mark your spot. Perfect! The only drawback I can see is that when you take off and land in a plane all electronic devices have to be turned off. So it might be a good idea to have a printed backup of the pattern for when you don't have phone access and want to knit. Thank you for an excellent tool!! Highly recommend!!
Great app when using a chart
by Embeedee0613 on 2017/03/20 12:00
I use this app to help me keep track of the row I'm on when using a chart. I use it on my iPad. There are two things I wish I could adjust in the app; the color of the row highlighter and the ability to use arrow or quick keys to adjust the position of the highlight for the row.
Great App
by Jennifer Martinez on 2013/03/13 13:27
Just started looking at this amazing app. I love to knit like crazy & this is a great way to look at w/o having to print or open up your computer to fish for that pattern you be wanting to knit for that special someone it's already in your media library & not in your computer using up all that memory on your bookmarks.
Five stars if I could rename files
by HLS6 on 2016/10/24 20:35
Aside from that minor issue, this app is great! So easy, never crashes... Thanks for offering a lot of value in a free version.
Not working
by Amara511 on 2015/05/22 22:03
I was so excited to find this app because of the option to read pattern directions line by line. However, when I try to access patterns I've saved on Knit Point, I get an error message that says, "Connection failed." I emailed customer service about the problem 5 days ago and have gotten no response. Without the Knot Pro feature the app can only help me knit the baby vest pattern that downloads with the app.
Handy dandy!!
by Jhesi3 on 2012/07/21 15:54
This is perfect! I can download my PDF patterns and not have to worry about printing or pinning them and having to hunt for my patterns whenever I work on a project. Everything I need is right here on my phone.
Knitters essential
by Kayl-ee on 2012/10/24 22:53
This makes my knitting on the go a breeze. Download your pattern then use highlighter bar as you work. No counters needed. Works really well on graph patterns. I used it for an illusion project. Cut my work in half. Love it.
Love this app
by Dhunt626 on 2013/01/14 04:12
I take my knitting everywhere and tend to abuse my patterns putting them in and out of my knitting bag, this app saves my paper patterns and make it super easy to carry patterns with you anywhere!
Fantastic App
by Stlgirlfan on 2013/08/22 02:36
This is a Fantastic App! Love it, love it, love it! A friend recommended it and am I glad! I know where to go to look for my patterns, when I download patterns with a touch it is in this app!
App no longer works with Apple products.
by Darshuomega on 2019/10/21 01:16
After the Apple IOS 13.1.2 update was pushed out, all of my apple products no longer worked with the App. I email the app support several times and posted on the Ravelry group. No response and no fix. Worst part is all my patterns are stored in the app and can’t export them or access them in any way.
Awesome app
by 5andie on 2013/04/07 15:34
Love the app. Carry all my favorite patterns with me & can refer to them anywhere. No more printing & forgetting them at home. Storing is a snap. Would recommend it to knitters everywhere.
Awesome!!
by Patkens on 2013/03/10 16:19
Can't imagine going back to trying to keep track of where I am in a pattern again. Works great, use on iPad and phone and is free; what's not to love.
Fantastic for portable patterns!
by Lilmissb1987 on 2016/08/27 20:54
I just love this app! It's so easy to use! Mark my spot and to take patterns with me! One less thing to remember! This makes it too easy!!!
Very convenient
by 630Kila on 2013/04/04 19:43
This app is very helpful if you have a lot of PDF patterns and don't want to spend a fortune on printer ink printing them off.
Nice app
by Packer Dude on 2013/03/16 20:23
I like having a pattern at my fingertips. I appreciate that it is free. I would love to give the patterns my own names. It seems limited in the number of patterns allowed.
Crashing
by Scootchick on 2019/10/18 13:44
I have loved this app for knitting. Almost never knit without it. However it has not been updated for the new iOS and continues to crash. I was in the middle of a project and will have a very difficult time trying to figure out where I am. Please update!
New to knitting
by Wizmom on 2012/08/21 20:27
New to knitting and this is a great way to keep track of projects and chart placing
Needs fixing
by Suzreyn on 2020/02/08 18:45
I have used this app, and JKnitHDPro, for years. However, since iPad and iPhone updated months ago, they won’t open any of my pdf patterns. I have repeatedly asked for help, but not received any response !
Wonderful App
by Kevin Linde on 2013/03/16 18:10
Library feature is great for storing and easily accessing your patterns in PDF. Great app :)
GREAT! AMAZING!
by The original alaskalady on 2013/01/31 07:29
What more is there to say? As a Certified CYC Instructor this is wonderful. I recommend this to all my students with smart phones.
Does not work with latest iOS
by Maevezana on 2019/10/30 10:30
I loved this app. But with the latest iOS update it just crashes when you try to open a PDF. So don’t bother using this until they update it!
Jknit lite
by lynnejoy on 2012/09/22 06:22
Love the fact you can take a pattern with you
Great app
by JusticeIs on 2013/08/09 18:30
This is a handy little app and I love the PDF library
Love it!
by Noah A on 2013/03/03 14:47
Works great and it's free!
Needs updates
by lilbj48 on 2017/03/15 20:56
Would be great if we could get some kind of response from developers
Not for me
by Merewene on 2016/05/07 16:33
Far to hands on for me, I don't want to have to break down the pattern line by line and enter it into the app.
Does what I want with minimal setup
by Oakandsage on 2012/06/16 21:31
For reference, I knit flat lace (shawls, scarves) from charts in PDF format, mostly purchased on Ravelry. A person who knits fitted items would have different needs. The reviewer who says it only works with patterns from the site is only partially correct. You can import PDFs from anywhere but not create your own patterns in the app's format. I haven't tried using this with any of the patterns from its partner site - this is strictly a review of the capability to use it with your own PDF charts, which is plenty of functionality for my needs. I'm not using it to design my own patterns. I wanted a PDF reader that would display a knitting chart at a readable size and allow me to rotate the page correctly to view the knitting pattern if it was sideways on the page. I wanted a little bar that would show me the row I was on. Simple enough but it took me a while to find an app that would do it. I downloaded the app, emailed myself the PDF of the chart (I had it in iBooks, which is not great for knitting patterns), chose "Open in..." and there is JKnit Lite. Selected it, turned to the page with the pattern, rotated it to the right rotation, pressed Bar Show. There's the highlight bar but it's too big. Press Bar Edit and make it smaller, move it to my current row, press the button again. A double tap above advances one row. A double tap below brings it back. This is just what I wanted and it was so quick to set up. I'm quite pleased.
Like it!!!
by Kaz B on 2012/07/08 16:48
This app is A-M-A-Z-I-N-G!!!!! I'm not too creative enough to create my own patterns and have hard time keeping track of where I'm at on my projects. This app takes care of all that. It certainly reduces time spending reading through pattern to see where I'm at when I'm knitting, which is not a fun part of "knitting". Hope to have more patterns on site!!!
Awesome
by KnittyCottage on 2012/04/28 21:30
It's exactly what I wanted. I don't even look at paid apps and was worried I wouldn't find one for free that would do what I wanted. But this one does. Let's me follow a PDF file with a highlight bar so I know what row I'm on. No more pen and paper! If I pay for full app I can even make my own patterns. I think I just might for this one. Very costly but so perfect!!
Yma72
by YMA72 on 2012/02/11 20:27
Awesome app.
Nothing impressive
by ArellaB on 2012/03/31 00:58
It kind of sucked. It's great that I got a free pattern but on the free version, I would've liked the option making my own project a couple times. I can just email the PDF to my email on my iPhone and look at it there.
Knit lite
by Prairierosejill on 2012/03/24 20:11
I did not like this app at all. It would not work for me. I could only switch screens. No help given within the app.
Pretty useless sine I can’t access knitpoint website.
by lululemonade88 on 2020/05/29 15:50
Was very excited to get the app when my friend recommit to me. But in order to get my patterns into the app, I need to register an account on their website, knitpoint.com, which takes forever to load and so far, I’ve no luck to access the website. So for now, the app is pretty much useless.