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Knitmap iPhone Updates

I just wanted to let you know that we’ve made some improvements to the iPhone version of Knitmap. It now looks more like the original site, and it has the new “Near Me” option that will automatically locate stores based on your current location.

Just in case you didn’t know, Knitmap for iPhone lets you find yarn stores in a simple, iPhone friendly display. Out and about and forget exactly where that nearby yarn store is? Just open Knitmap for iPhone and touch the Near Me button, set any other options you want, and click Search.

There’s no special address, just go to Knitmap.com on your phone’s browser. Don’t forget to bookmark Knitmap on your iPhone, or better yet add it to your home screen (I love the little icon)!



by maguidhir on Wednesday, Sep 02 2009 at 06:19PM CDT

I just found your site and love it! I would love if you would make an app for Android available as well! I tried browsing to knitmap.com on my G1 and the site looks just like it does in a regular browser. I would love to be able to find the nearest yarn shops based on my current location though :)


by jengldr on Wednesday, Sep 09 2009 at 05:58PM CDT

Unfortunately it doesn't seem to work on all mobile devices...my kindle does not seem to be able to view the frames once I hit search. I still love the site on my computer though!


by Meg on Thursday, Oct 15 2009 at 02:47AM CDT

I have used Knitmap so many, many times in all of my travels and I don't know what I would do without it! Thank you soooooo much. I would love it if I could "create a shop crawl" on your site in any given area and print out the crawl showing hours, directions , etc. It would save me loads of time. I really value the site!!!!!!!!


by Amanda on Tuesday, Dec 08 2009 at 05:58PM CST

I love the sit but would like to echo what seemd to be a theme in the previous comments. I can open the site in my browser on my blackberry, but once I hit search it doesn't function. An app would be awesome!!!!!


by Kassio on Monday, Jan 18 2010 at 10:17AM CST

Yes, an app for Android would be great. I just got a HTC Tattoo for christmas, and would love to be able to use Knitmap.


by Catherine on Thursday, Jan 21 2010 at 02:03PM CST

Thanks for the iPhone version. I love it!


by andrea on Wednesday, Feb 24 2010 at 07:48PM CST

Please make an app for th Droid


by Barbara on Saturday, Aug 14 2010 at 04:29AM CDT

yes, a Droid version would be perfect!!1


by Cyndi on Monday, May 16 2011 at 02:32AM CDT

I totally agree with the requests for the Droid app -- I would complete love that too!


by cavande on Wednesday, May 18 2011 at 01:31AM CDT

Thanks for the iPhone app! I use it quite a bit.
My one complaint is that if you leave the app (such as clicking on the website link) and go back to it, the app seems to hang for a minute and then it resets itself. It would be nice to be able to reopen it and pick up where you left off. Especially if you have pulled up several yarn stores and had hopped out to look at one of their websites. Having to wait for the app to reset and then redoing your search is frustrating.

But thanks for making the app!!


by mudhut on Thursday, Jul 21 2011 at 10:22AM CDT

Yes, please and android version too.


by Jessica-Jean on Sunday, Aug 14 2011 at 05:30PM CDT

Since the last blog entry dates from July 2009, I'm guessing further development on the KnitMap has ceased. Too bad. It is a very useful tool for travellers.

In case someone is still active behind the scenes, I just had the idea that adding local knitting groups to the map might be nice, too.


by BJoyce on Sunday, Jan 29 2012 at 03:55PM CST

on Android - crawls n locations cant be added .. brings u to the store location but thats it. I signed to a knit shop in Regina Sk.Have to use my laptop to update


by beritkristine on Tuesday, Oct 09 2012 at 01:07PM CDT

i would like that you made an APP for androids too. Please


by manoonan on Monday, Jul 15 2013 at 03:38PM CDT

Is it possible to get to the KnitMap store reviews from the iPhone -- or is it search only?

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