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iWeaveIt for Android User Guide

 Android iWeaveIt tips and trouble shooting 

IWeaveIt is a drawdown program for Android devices. The Android version of iWeaveIt is only available in the Google Play Store. To purchase for your device, go to the app store on your device and search for iWeaveIt.

The treadle tracker is now available for Android devices. This is purchased as an add-on from within the app by picking the WeaveIt icon in the bottom-right of the screen.

  Edit the draft. Tap on the threading, treadling start editing.
  • Treadling can be edited in as treadles or as lift plan.
  • Mark mode.   Tap on individual cells to mark a position and set the selected color.  Drag you finger to continue to mark cells.
  • Select mode.  Use a long press of your finger and then drag to make a selection.
  • Cut, Copy, Paste are available to make editing quicker.
  • Flip the threads in your selection either horizontally or vertically.
  • Wrap the threads one cell up.
  • Multiple levels of Undo
  • Multiple treadle editing is also available.
  Edit the tieup. Tap on tieup to start editing.
  • Tieup editing works on the entire tieup.
  • Mark the cells in the first column and then "twill it" to extend that column to a new twill tieup.
  • Invert the tieup.

  • Flip the tieup.
  • Clear the tieup.
  • Wrap the tieup.
  • Multiple levels of Undo
Handles Liftplans

  • Set the number of shafts and treadles
  • Set using liftplan or treadles
Manage your patterns.
  • Save your patterns to the local or public folders on your device.
  • Email the patterns to your friends or to yourself. Open the file on another computer to further edit in other weaving software. Since the file is in WIF format, you can use WeaveIt Pro or other software you own to open the file.
Open and Manage Patterns
  • Open or delete patterns.
  • Load from local or public storage.
  • Send emails to yourself with WIF file attachments from your laptop computer. Open the email on your device and click on the iWeaveIt icon to load the file and view in iWeaveIt
  • Download WIF files from locations on the internet such as and open directly in iWeaveIt.
Custom Color Palettes
  • Color editor is provided to create color palettes.
  • Each palette contains 21 colors. As you use the colors you can change the palette for more colors.
  • When editing, colors can be changed in select mode, by selected a grouping and picking a new color.
  • When editing, colors can be changed in mark mode, by clicking on the color in the threading/treadling. The color will change to the selected color in the palette.
Track Treadling







  • Track the treadling at your loom.
  • Just tap anywhere the screen to advance the pick.
  • Reverse
  • Screen marks the pick in the drawdown on the iPad. Previous and next picks are displayed on iPhone to keep track.
  • Loop over part of the pattern.
  • Current position is saved with every pick.
  • This is a manual tracker and will not drive a computerized dobby loom.
Track Threading
  • Take the tablet to the loom to aide in threading the loom.
  • Step through the threading in groups of threads.
  • Position is saved with every advance to keep track of your position.
  • Options available to set the number of warps in each group and current position.
Project and Yarn Calculator
  • Keep track of project and yarn information
  • Enter Project information
  • Keep track of yarns
  • Add extra notes about the project
  • Computes quanity of yarn needed for project
  • Display the heddle count for the project
  • Print the result and information
Designer Actions

Designer App Add-on provides basic design tools

  • Treadle as drawn in
  • Add Tabby              
  • Turn the draft          
  • Color N Weave       
  • Find floats              
Other features
  • Zoom in and out with touch hand gestures
  • Print using device internet browser or email html view to laptop with printer.
  • Help screens.
  • Show one repeat of draft or continually repeat it till it fills screen.
  • Automatically saves your work in case you are interrupted by a phone call or some other activity. Just go back and it will be just as you left it.
  • iWeaveIt on the Android phones only supports up to 8 shafts and 8 treadles for editing. On the tablets, editing is limited to16 shafts to 24 shafts depending on the size and resolution of the tablet. This limitation is due to screen space and the size of your finger that is used for editing and clicking on cells.

  • Look at the features on iWeaveIt for the iPhone and iPad to see some of the features coming soon to the Android.  The first version on this Android release has more functionality than the initial release on the iPad.

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