Ribblr is an independent, family-owned innovative crafting platform, founded in 2019 by Lir Shilton and Saar Oron. We empower crafters all over the world by providing them with the best crafting experience, thanks to unique features like Ribblr ePattern - the world's first interactive pattern format.
In over 15 years of crafting and designing patterns, our co-founder Lir has faced many challenges. From not being able to keep track of her progress to time consuming designing tasks - she finally had enough. On one warm spring night in 2019, together with her husband Saar, she began listing all the struggles she had as an avid crafter and pattern designer. After speaking to many fellow crafters, she realized that her challenges were universal. It became clear that while the crafting community kept growing, the industry hasn’t evolved in decades. It was then when Lir and Saar decided to embark on a journey to revolutionize the crafting industry and provide modern technological solutions to address the issues both crafters and designers face on a daily basis.
We believe crafters deserve better. So, we set out a very clear mission: to revolutionize the crafting industry. We are working hard toward three main goals:1. Create the best crafting experience 2. Build a home for all crafters 3. Innovate and modernize the crafting industry
Similar to an eBook, Ribblr ePattern is a digital version of your knitting, crochet and sewing pattern, packed with lots of unique features, to provide you with the best crafting experience. One universal user-friendly format for ALL patterns that lets you easily track your progress so you can continue right where you left off. Use the smart sizing feature to view your size only and craft in your preferred language using the built-in automatic pattern translation. Create on the go using the Ribblr app and continue right where you left off - your progress is saved and synced automatically. This makes Ribblr ePattern a truly eco-friendly format, with every 36 crafters using it saving a whole tree and 200kWh of energy per year. And there’s more. Tips and video tutorials. Doodle mode. Interactive charts. Inches-cm converter. Built-in counter. Accessibility tools. Want to learn all that Ribblr ePattern has to offer? Check out the full Ribblr ePattern manual.
Ribblr is a place for passionate crafts to connect and share. Maintaining an inclusive and positive environment and making sure everyone on Ribblr feels safe is our top priority. That’s why we continue to welcome and support people from all over the world, regardless of religion, nationality, race, gender identity, sexual orientation, and disability. Please help us keep Ribblr a safe and positive place by being kind and respectful to others and by following our community guidelines. We will not tolerate anyone who takes advantage of our platform and our services to harass others or to promote hate speech, discrimination or any type of violence. This is part of our Terms and Conditions that all users agree to when they use our services. We do not monitor users’ contributions. If you believe someone violates any of our policies, please report it to us. We take all reports very seriously and we investigate each and every report thoroughly.
We believe that crafting should be accessible for everyone around the world and that’s why Ribblr is designed to be user and eco friendly. We have invested and will continue to invest in developing many accessibility tools to help you use Ribblr. Ribblr is truly responsive and is available on any device, with free iOS and Android apps available. On your personal accessibility menu you will find dark mode, reduce motion, and left-hand mode. Ribblr ePattern, with its unified design, makes it easier for everyone to craft thanks to many accessibility tools such as smart sizing, language translation, font and pictures zoom, and more. And to help make patterns even more accessible, designers can add built-in photos, videos and even audio instructions to their patterns on Ribblr. We always want to hear your suggestions on how we can improve. If you are facing any issues or want to share you feedback please get in touch.
Ribblr was born to empower designers. We save you time by taking care of things for you. This way, you can focus on what you love most – designing unique new patterns. Introducing Ribbuild, a streamlined pattern editing tool. Built by designers and for designers, the idea is simple: you add the instructions and Ribbuild will do the rest. Write in your native language and using your preferred measuring units and Ribbuild will automatically convert measuring units and translate your patterns to other languages, starting with English US and UK. Ribbuild will scan your patterns to generate an abbreviations list and apply built-in tips and stitch video tutorials. Ribbuild's smart sizing feature will automatically color each individual size in your patterns and even let crafters select to view their size only. You can also design interactive charts directly in Ribbuild and crafters will be able to customize them by selecting different colors. How cool is that? Find out more about what Ribblr has to offer for designers.
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Ribblr Ltd, registered in England (No. 12683675) 4th Floor, 18 St. Cross Street London, EC1N 8UN UK Please note: we do not accept post. For urgent matters please contact us via the community. You may also email us at: support[at]Ribblr[dot]com