Do you have an account on ravelry.com? If yes, it’s time for a happy dance: You can now add all your orders (past, current and future purchases) to your Ravelry library for free.
Currently, the feature is operating in test mode. You can add every pattern to your library as long as the test mode is running – yes, also your Friday Freebies – but prepare for encountering errors eventually.
If you do, please make sure to let us know where exactly the error occurred (at which step of the ones listed below the error occurred?) by emailing email@example.com. Make sure to include your order id, otherwise we can’t help you effectively. Thank you!
Currently it’s working for orders on knitting.today only, but I’m working on adding support to orders made on jriede.com in the near future.
Step 1: Find Your Order ID
Look for emails in your inbox with a subject similar to “Your knitting.today order from <some date here> is complete” (example: “Your knitting.today order from December 8, 2017 is complete”).
The email body should look like the picture below. You see a line like the one stating “Order #42300” below – the number after the hash (42300 in our example) is your order number.
Note: Entering “42300” won’t work. That’s one of mine. Find you own!
Step 2: Looking Up Your Order
As soon as you have your order number ready, visit https://api.knitting.today/index.php/order/find_by_id.
Enter your order number and click “Submit.”
Step 3: Connect to Ravelry
If your result looks like the picture below, stating “please connect to Ravelry first”, go ahead and click the button labeled “Connect to Ravelry”.
Step 4: Authenticate with Ravelry
You are asked to connect to Ravelry as shown in the picture below. Click “Authorize” to continue.
Step 5: Authorization Successful
If authorization was successful, you should see two green statements, one reading “connected to Ravelry” now. Proceed by clicking the button “add pattern to your Ravelry library”.
Step 6: Pattern Added Successfully
If everything goes well the result is the following page:
Go and visit your Ravelry library now to check if the pattern just added shows up in your library.
If yes – yay! Go ahead and add your other patterns as described (authentification should only be necessary once, not every time! The token expires at a certain time so maybe you’re asked to authenticate again after a certain time passed, that’s ok.)
If not, please send me an email – firstname.lastname@example.org – including your order number used and any error messages you see. I’ll do my best to assist you!
Thanks, and let’s hope the best 🙂
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