Modification Monday: Gray Swan Dress

Original Pattern: Evenstar Shawl

Knitter Extraordinaire: Johanna (Ravelry ID)

Mods:  Used the beautiful circular shawl as a starting point for the skirt, and transformed it into a dress, using this pattern as a base for the upper body. Project page can be found here.

What Makes This Awesome: This is easily one of the most beautiful knitted dresses I’ve ever seen. The skirt is stunning, and the bodice is gorgeous, and I love the tulle underskirt that gives the dress more shape. not only is this picture perfect, but Johanna has created a truly original, one-of-a-kind dress that really sets the bar for what a gorgeous knit dress can be. So impressive!!


  1. Lucy   •  

    Wow! What an amazing piece of knitwear!

  2. bubbygigi   •  

    The dress is beautiful and the fit is magnificent. This dress could go from office to dinner with ease.

  3. Tanis   •  

    This dress is really amazing. I love the underskirt, the shape is gives to the dress really shows off the lace in the skirt. It blows my mind!

  4. Diana   •  

    I agree, this dress is just stunning :-))

  5. Isabelle   •  

    This is incredible! One of the most beautiful knits I’ve ever seen.

  6. Hilary   •  

    Yep, definitely one of the most beautiful knitted dresses I’ve ever seen, too. The poofy skirt is so, so awesome.

  7. Miriam   •  

    The dress is beautiful. What a brilliant idea. The tulle shows the lace off beautifully.

  8. Orli   •  

    I was hoping you’d feature this when I saw it the other day! It gives me a completely different way to look at circular shawls and knitted tank tops now…two things I’d never considered knitting now have ways to combine them into gorgeous dresses taking over my brain!

  9. mikka   •  

    Wow, what an amazing dress!

  10. Michele   •  

    That dress is amazing! This is one of the best mods I have seen yet!

  11. Jacey   •  

    Geez. That blows my mind. Very cool transformation!

  12. I don’t think I have ever seen a knitted dress that is this stylish, feminine and romantic, and all that in the same time and right proportion. Kudos to the knitter who made this.

  13. jdknitter   •  

    my goodness. i dont think i’ll ever have the patience to finish a project like this. but this is BEAUTIFUL! <3

  14. teacup   •  

    Don’t know what to say. This is too beautiful for words. I am not worthy.

  15. Clumsy Knitter   •  

    Ooh–I saw this on Rav and almost emailed you about it. I’m glad you saw it too! 🙂

  16. Dawn   •  

    That modification is amazing! She looks amazing in it too!

  17. GNIST   •  

    This is really amazing! What a great work! thank you for bringing it forward!

  18. LIli   •  

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