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What is a downloadable PDF pattern?

When a pattern comes in downloadable PDF format, it means that it is available electronically and you will not receive a paper version in the post.

A big benefit of this for you is that it allows you to get your pattern immediately after purchase. We will provide download links after checkout and in your order confirmation email. As well as this you can get your pattern any time from your Account area's "Pattern Library" section, which acts as an online library of your downloadable patterns.

You can view downloadable patterns on any device with a PDF reader installed, so this could be your computer, tablet, iPad or even your smart phone. Most computers will have Adobe PDF reader installed already.

If you have a printer set up with your computer you can print out your downloadable patterns and there are no restrictions on the number of times you can download, view or print them.

Supplying patterns in downloadable format means we can provide a much wider range of designs to inspire you, from the world's biggest and best brands and some of the most exciting and creative independent pattern designers.

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    Joy Dise

    How do I open and copy a free pattern offered?

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    Hi Joy, you need to create a free account with us first in order to download our free patterns.

    Once your account has been created, you can log into your LoveKnitting customer account here: and download it from the section marked 'Pattern Library' on the left.

    Edited by Marie
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