Original Pattern: Stockholm Scarf Knitter Extraordinaire: Nikoletta (Ravelry ID) Mods: Using the stitch pattern from the original cowl pattern, Nikolette created a hat to match her cowl. Details can be found on her project page, here. What Makes This Awesome: When it comes to winter accessories, we have three main categories: neck, head, and hands.
The winner of the Japanese Knitting Stitch Bible giveaway is….. Stephanie Young! Congrats, Stephanie! Original Pattern: Lempster Knitter Extraordinaire: Dala (Ravelry ID) Mods: Changed out the central cable design, swapped in a honeycomb stitch, added waist shaping and lengthened the sleeves. I highly recommend checking out the project page, which is full of great resources, links
Original Pattern: Market Day Knitter Extraordinaire: Karen (Ravelry ID) Mods: Using the stranded cowl design as a starting point, Karen changed the gauge to worsted weight and incorporated the fingering weight cowl design elements into the top down, round yoke sweater. Details can be found on her project page, here. What Makes This Awesome: So
Original Pattern: Antler Knitter Extraordinaire: Gen (Ravelry ID) Mods: Using the leftovers from her Find Your Fade Shawl, Gen created this fantastic Antler sweater. details can be found on her project page, here. What Makes This Awesome: How many people have had loads of leftovers from making a Find Your Fade, or another large scale
Original Pattern: The Prismatic Scarf Knitter Extraordinaire: Sevil (Ravelry ID) Mods: Using the scarf stitch pattern as a starting point, Sevil created a hat instead. Great details (with stitch counts!) can be found on her project page, here. What Makes This Awesome: Generally, I follow a formula for winter accessories that helps keep things looking
Original Pattern: Lapsus Knitter Extraordinaire: Marion (Ravelry ID) Mods: Knitted the top down open cardigan bottom up instead, all in one piece. She also added button bands and a collar, and set in sleeves instead of the original drop shoulder. Even added a small pocket! Details can be found on her project page, here.
Original Pattern: 164-23 English Afternoon Knitter Extraordinaire: Nunu (Ravelry ID) Mods: Changed the original 4- color stranded design into a 2-colour design instead. Details can be found on her project page, here. What Makes This Awesome: How many of you have looked at a great colourwork design, and found it a bit too intimidating to