Account options

At, anyone can view stitch maps. But to do more with, you need to register an account with us. Three account options are available:

  Free registration Basic subscription Premium subscription
Contribute to collection
Track current row  
Maintain a list of favorite stitch patterns  
Mark stitch patterns as private  
Export publication-quality images    
Mark stitch patterns as hidden    
  Free! Free 30-day trial period
$15 per year
$60 per year

Free registration

Your name and a valid email address are all that’s required to register a free account with Once you have an account, you can contribute stitch patterns to the collection and view them as stitch maps.

Basic subscription

A basic subscription at comes with three additional perks:

  • For each stitch pattern, will keep track of your current row for you, highlighting that row and making it easier to follow.

    highlighted row

  • You can mark your favorite stitch patterns, then view this list of favorites by selecting the “In favorites list ” checkbox on the Browse page.
  • When contributing a stitch pattern, you can optionally mark it as “private.” No-one but you will be able to see that stitch pattern. This is handy when the copyright to a garment pattern states that you may make copies “for personal use only.”

A basic subscription costs $15 per year. New subscribers can enjoy a free, 30-day, no-obligation trial period.

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Premium subscription

Designers and teachers may want to opt for premium subscriptions. They have the same features as basic subscriptions, plus two more:

  • You can export stitch maps as publication-quality images in PDF, EPS, and SVG formats. These vector formats print clearly at any scale, making them perfect for inclusion in knitting patterns, class handouts, and other publications.
  • You can mark stitch patterns as “hidden.” This is similar to marking stitch patterns as private, with one small difference: though others won’t be able to discover your hidden stitch patterns when browsing through the collection, they will be able to see a hidden stitch pattern if you provide them with a direct link, such as You can then include links in pattern PDFs, making it possible for your customers to view the stitch maps on this site and – if they have a basic subscription – track their current rows.

A premium subscription costs $60 per year.

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A fresh take on charts

Stitch maps are a new form of knitting chart that use traditional symbols in a novel way: without a grid.

The symbols within a stitch map clearly show what stitches to work. And – not being confined within grid squares – they also show which stitches of the previous row should be worked.

The end result? Charts with unparalleled fluidity, authenticity, and beauty.