Modification Monday

  • Modification Monday: Baby Grizzly Sweater

    Original Patterns: Knits for Everybody Sweaters and Oh My Bear! Knitter Extraordinaire: Hannah (Ravelry ID) Mods: Changed the worsted weight sweater pattern to a fingering weight, and added the bear chart from Oh My Bear. You can see her project page here; but more details can be found on her blog post, here. What Makes This

  • Modification Monday: Sea Salt Pralines

    Original Patterns: Pralines and Savoy Truffle Knitter Extraordinaire: Rebecca (Ravelry ID) Mods:  Rebecca couldn’t decide between two shawl patterns, so she decided to combine them both! Project page can be found here. What Makes This Awesome: It happens to all of us- you love both patterns, and can’t decide which one to knit. But Rebecca

  • Modification Monday: Orza

    Original Pattern: Orza Pullover Knitter Extraordinaire: Rebecca (Ravelry ID) Mods: Modified the original pullover to be a zip front hooded cardigan with pockets. Details can be found on her project page, here. What Makes This Awesome: The original pattern is beautiful with thoughtful details and the cool asymmetrical striping on the arms; but it’s so interesting

  • Modification Monday: Lorna’s Long Distance Hug

    Original Pattern: Nurmilintu Knitted Extraordinaire: Linda (Ravelry ID) Mods: Changed the proportion of lace and garter sections in the shawl. Project page with great details on how she achieved the look can be found here. What Makes This Awesome: Sometimes it’s the simplest of mods that can really have a big impact on a knit. Linda

  • Modification Monday: Abanu the Giraffe

    Original Pattern: Noah’s Ark Giraffes Knitter Extraordinaire: Stephanie (Ravelry ID) Mods: Changed to knit the pattern in the round, changed gauge, modified the ossicones, added felted details and changed the mane. Excellent details for similar results can be found on Stephanie’s project page, here. What Makes This Awesome: Stephanie has done some fantastic details and modifications

  • Modification Monday: Fluorite

    Original Pattern: 113-17 Jacket with pattern on yoke  Knitter Extraordinaire: Tanya (Ravelry ID) Mods: Modified to be top down instead of bottom up, longer sleeves, adjusted the details on the yoke to pick out the elements that she liked best, and repeated lace section near hem of sweater. Very thorough details can be found on her project

  • Modification Monday: Sproutlette

    Original Pattern: Sproutlette Dress Knitter Extraordinaire: June (Ravelry ID) Mods: Upsized the pattern to fit her daughter, changed the gauge for her own worsted weight handspun, omitted the leaf detail at the neck, and changed the edging to picots. Details can be found on her project page, here. What Makes This Awesome: It’s happened to many of us