Modification Monday

  • 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

  • Modification Monday: Amande Love

      Original Pattern: Amande Tee Knitter Extraordinaire: Revi (Ravelry ID) Mods: Kept the stripes going around the back of neck for bigger impact, reduced neckline depth, and continued the sleeve striping the entire length of the sleeves. For more great details on her mods, check out her project page, here. What Makes This Awesome: The

  • Modification Monday: Peach Modified Boxy

    Original Pattern: Worsted Boxy Knitter Extraordinaire: Bintou (Ravelry ID, blog) Mods: Changed the gauge from worsted to DK, shortened the length dramatically,  and added a cable panel. Project page can be found here. What Makes This Awesome: I envy Bintou. She not only knit this utterly amazing sweater in quite possibly the most perfect colourway that is

  • Modification Monday: 58Sixty

    Original Pattern: 28thirty Knitter Extraordinaire: Marilyn (Ravelry ID) Mods: Lengthened the sweater, adjusted gauge, and longer cuffs. Project page with more details can be found here. What Makes This Awesome: I’m always amazed at how completely different a sweater looks when it cropped or if it lengthened, even if the other changes are minimal. Marilyn lengthened

  • Modification Monday: New Beginnings

    Original Pattern: Bridger Cowl  Knitter Extraordinaire: Jane (Ravelry ID) Mods: Knitted cowl in a lighter gauge yarn, and then lined with a super bulky weight yarn to give extra warmth and structure. Details can be found on here project page, here. What Makes This Awesome: Jane opted to use a lighter weight silk yarn, which

  • Modification Monday: Moggies Sweater

    Original Pattern: Moggies Knitter Extraordinaire: Sachiko (Ravelry ID) Mods: Using the child’s size mitten chart, Sachiko used it for the basis of this simple and chic sweater. More information can be found on her project page, here. What Makes This Awesome:  I love this sweater and wish it was already in my closet. What really makes it