Modification Monday

  • Modification Monday: Wisp Top

    Original Pattern: Wisp  Knitter Extraordinaire: Olga (Ravelry ID) Mods: Made two ‘wisps’ and seamed them into a lightweight top, also changed the gauge. Details can be found on her project page, here. What Makes This Awesome:  It’s something that seems so simple as an idea, I’m amazed I don’t see more of it (and that

  • Modification Monday: Cotton Candy

    Original Pattern: High Plains  Knitter Extraordinaire: Becky (Ravelry ID, blog) Mods: Resized the gauge, and also adjusted the overall size to be smaller, suitable for a tween. Great details on the modifications can be found on her project page, here. What Makes This Awesome: It can be really hard to find good patterns for tweens,

  • Modification Monday: Morphology

    Original Patterns: Custom Fit and Apis Dorsata Knitter Extraordinaire: Kim (Ravelry ID, blog) Mods: Using the custom fit as a basis for the sweater, Kim added the honeycomb design from the Apis Dorsata scarf across the body (front and back) and sleeves.  For details, see her project page, here. What Makes This Awesome: While a

  • Modification Monday: Camino Bubbles Dress

    Original Pattern: Camino Bubbles Knitter Extraordinaire: Tatyana (Ravelry ID) Mods:  Using the bubble stitch as a starting point, Tatyana incorporated it into this stunning knitted dress. She knit it in the round, both top up (the top) and bottom down (the skirt). Great details can be found on her project page, here. What Makes This

  • Modification Monday: Fireside Asymmetrical Sweater

    Original Pattern:Fireside Sweater Knitter Extraordinaire: Valerie (Ravelry ID) Mods:  Changed the cardigan fronts to be asymmetrical, and also changed the gauge. Project page can be found here. What Makes This Awesome: When the weather turns cold, you’ve got to have a cozy, wonderfully warm sweater to snuggle up in, and this loos so perfect for

  • Pin Ups: My Favourite Things This Week

    And the Faux Taxidermy Knits Giveaway winner is… comment 17, Tahnee! Congrats, Tahnee! I made this coffee last weekend, and it was freaking amazing! I even forgot to put in the vanilla and it was still a spectacular cup of coffee that really is perfect for weekends (you know, when you have a bit more

  • Modification Monday: Caramel Twin Set

    Original Patterns: Caramel  and Maja-Kiito Knitter Extraordinaire: Regina (Ravelry ID, blog) Mods: Changed the gauge to knit a summery, lightweight version in linen, and added a matching tank top to make a twin set. Project page can be found here. What Makes This Awesome:  Regina did something so very smart with this modification- she made a