Modification Monday: Sweet-o-fude

Modification Monday

Original Patterns:Hitofude Cardigan and Sweet Dreams Shawl


Knitter Extraordinaire: Susan (Ravelry ID, blog)

Mods: Using the lace details from the shawl, Susan revamped the original cardigan to feature the lace of the shawl.  Details can be found on her blog, here.

What Makes This Awesome: Talk about an amazing cardigan! lacy cardigans seem so perfect for summer, and a great way to dress up an outfit.  Susan’s clever adaptation of the shawl lace into the cardigan was challenging, because it was not as simple as swapping out one lace chart for another. She had to find ways to work around the shaping, by adding to the lace pattern on the fronts rather than in the original cardigan’s body.  The result? Quite possibly the prettiest cardigan I’ve ever seen!

Modification Monday



  1. Wanda   •  

    WOW! I love lace knitting – and have full appreciation of the challenges of lace knitting. This is an incredible modification – a challenge to modify the pattern, AND such a beautiful result!

  2. miss agnes   •  

    Completely awesome. And a most beautiful color too. It is truly a masterpiece. Thanks for sharing.

  3. AngelaH   •  

    Oh my. I’m not usually drawn to lace shawls, but this one is gorgeous! What a fantastic mod.

  4. Donna   •  

    I love the original Hito cardigan but love the modified cardigan more! The Rainey Sisters are amazing knitters. Don’t know if I dare tackle this gorgeous mod.

  5. kessanlin   •  

    Beautiful! Coincidentally, I’ve been playing with a similar idea in my head!

  6. Karen Ramrakha   •  

    Thanks for this post-just bought the pattern ! 🙂

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