Do you remember way back in Episode 12 when I talked about this new app called Wooly? This was the first iOS app available to work with Ravelry, and it was developed by knitters, for knitters. When the app was first released, it gave you limited view-only access to your Ravelry projects pages, stash & your queue. That alone was a huge step. How many times have you been in an LYS and couldn't remember whether you had a particular yarn in your stash, or needed to know how much yardage you needed for a particular pattern in your queue? Over time, the app expanded to allow you to edit projects and add photos. The photos feature is one I use all the time. If you follow me on Instagram, you know that I take a lot of progress photos of my projects. With Wooly, I am able to upload those photos right from my phone into my project pages on Ravelry without having to first load them to Flickr and then pull them in to Ravelry.
Now, as more of the Ravelry API is made available to them, John and Dave are getting ready to expand these basic features of Wooly. They launched a Kickstarter campaign earlier this week to raise $8000 as they develop Wooly 2.0. The campaign will run to August 7th and there are various rewards available depending on the level of support.
Here's a sneak peek at what they are working on for the next generation of their app taken directly from the Kickstarter page:
All of these are features that have been requested by Wooly users in the last year, but only now are John & Dave able to make these features available in the app. Can't wait!!