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Category: Technical Stuff

Contact Form Problems

I realised a couple of days ago that my contact form wasn’t working on mobile, even though it was working fine on desktop.

It should be fixed now but please let me know if you have any problems with it using any of my social media links in the footer.

Printing PDF Downloads and an Apology


A kind visitor to let me know recently that I had accidentally created many of my pdf files without letting anyone print them without a password.

My sincere apologies to everyone this has affected (I’m mortified that I made such a simple mistake).

I have fixed them now, so if you find yourself with a file from that you would like to print, and it’s asking for a password, please download it again and you should be able to print it. (If you can’t, let me know and I’ll double check). Note: This will only affect files downloaded after October 6th, 2018.

Regular visitors may have also noticed that the website has been offline a few times over the past week. This was caused by a failure on the new server, which I have been assured is now fixed. I hope this hasn’t caused too much inconvenience.


Maintenance Update & a Ravelry Plea

I’m pretty sure I’ve fixed all of the missing patterns from the wiki. They were all there, just with the wrong file names/links.

Also, I’ve noticed that a lot of visitors are posting to Ravelry when they find an error in my transcriptions. If you could also let me know here on the website I’d really appreciate it. I fix any errors that I find out about. Unfortunately, because I’m not the designer of the vintage patterns I post, I don’t get an automatic notification on Ravelry of people’s comments and it takes a REALLY long time to check over 1000 patterns. Especially when a lot of them don’t have as the source other than in the link to the transcribed/updated versions.

Thanks, and please let me know if you find any more missing patterns!


Technical Dooverage terminally outgrew it’s server over the last couple of weeks so I’ve moved it to a different one with more of everything that makes it go 🙂

I’ve noticed everything is loading much faster for me, I hope it is for you too.  If you encounter any errors, please let me know. I, or one of my work colleagues, will get right on it.

Diva cat getting some work done in my office
One of my colleagues ready for a day’s work.

Tidy kitties on a bookshelf
My other colleagues hard at work doing some filing.