Ravelry Goodies

Things For your Site

Project counter buttons

On the "projects" tab of any pattern page, you'll see a counter that shows the current number of projects for that pattern. If you are a designer and you'd like to add the button (which links to Ravelry) to your site, use the nearby "get HTML" link to grab the code.

Progress bars

We provide data and some simple Javascript tools that you can use to add progress bars, project photos, and more to your blog. Quick instructions can be found at http://www.ravelry.com/help/api. For help and more information, check out the "We <3 Progress Bars" group


You can find a variety of images suitable for use on your site on the Homegrown Swag Page in the Ravelry wiki.

Browser Add-ons and Bookmarklets

Ravel It Bookmarklet

Firefox, Safari and Chrome users can add a bookmark to their toolbar that jumps to the Ravelry page that corresponds to whatever you are currently visiting. See a pattern that you like out on the web? Ravel it to quickly jump to it's entry in Ravelry. You can find this bookmarklet at the bottom of the Patterns tab.

Add to Queue Bookmarklet

Like Ravel It, but for your queue. See a pattern that you like out on the web? Queue it with this bookmarklet. You can find this tool in the queue section of your notebook.

Browser Pattern Search

Users of most web browsers can add Ravelry as a search engine

Firefox: Ravelry links on knit/crochet sites

This Greasemonkey add-on for Firefox shows a Ravelry project counter on about 140 different pattern sites. The counter will appear in the lower right and you can click it to jump directly to that pattern's page on Ravelry. Read more and install the script at userscripts.org.

RSS Feeds

Any page that shows an RSS icon in your browser's address bar provides a feed that is tailored for that page.
A few of the more useful feeds:

Friends activity

Subscribe to the RSS feed in the "friends activity" section of your notebook to keep up with friends' favorites, comments, new projects, and more. You can filter your feed by friend set and by activity type.

Project notebook

Click on the RSS icon in your project notebook to find feeds for all projects, finished objects and comments.

Pattern watching

Subscribe to the "projects" tab of any pattern to receive updates when new Finished Objects appear.

Forums and threads

You can subscribe to any forum (to get updates when new thread are started) or any thread (to get updates when new posts are added)

User activity

Subscribe on your own profile page to get RSS that can be placed on your blog, iGoogle home page, or other site. Subscribe to another person's feed to keep up with your friends or family.

Mobile Devices

Mobile Ravelry and unofficial Apps

An up to date list of apps that connect to Ravelry: http://www.ravelry.com/about/apps

GoodReader Support

iPhone/iPad users can connect to their Ravelry PDF library with any of the GoodReader PDF viewing apps. You can load PDFs directly from Ravelry without having to copy or sync them. Instructions are available here: http://www.ravelry.com/wiki/pages/GoodReader


If you are a developer and you are interested in using the Ravelry API from your mobile app, check out the Ravelry API group.

Exporting your data

We don't have many exports at the moment. Here are a few:

Stash spreadsheet

You can save your stash data as a spreadsheet by clicking the small Excel icon in the stash section of your notebook.

Project progress API

You can export most of your project data in JSON format by using the link provided on the Project Progress API page: http://www.ravelry.com/help/api We don't yet know of any tools that have been created for project exporting.