Using Ravelry’s Pattern Search

February 5, 2016

I no longer feel averse to exploring Ravelry. I’d get pretty frustrated. Thanks very much.


It alwaysstrikes me as a great shame when people say they don’t know how to use Ravelry.. because the pattern database is SO useful on there. So I thought I’d put together a little tutorial on how to use Ravelry’s pattern search. It’s based on my own experience, bearing in mind that I used to work in a yarn shop and show people this all the time. If I’ve missed anything out (I bet there’ll be something really obvious) or you have any questions please do comment on here about it. I will keep it as simple as I can, and hope you find it useful.

Let’s start with the basics: using the advanced search to findand buy a pattern you like.

  1. Open up and click on patterns.

Patterns tab

2. Personalize – I have mine set to ‘knit + crochet’; let’s set it to knitting by clicking on knitting just…

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March 3, 2013

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