Modification Monday

  • Modification Monday: Repo Fox Sweater

    Original Pattern: Fox in the Snow Mittens  Knitter Extraordinaire: Lilja (Ravelry ID, blog) Mods:  Using the charts from the mitten pattern, Lilja created a great circular yoke (and steeked!) sweater for her nephew. She used the original pattern’s charts for the yoke and to add detail near the hem, and improvised the dotted stripes for

  • Modification Monday: Margot

    Original Pattern: Margot  Knitter Extraordinaire: Kelly (Ravelry ID,  blog) Mods: Changed the gauge from sportweight to Worsted, adjusted overall fit for a more form fitting shape with added bust darts. Project page with more details can be found  here  What Makes This Awesome: I love that Kelly found this beautiful yarn that she wanted to knit

  • Modification Monday: We Love You, Guineas!

    Original Pattern: Betsy’s Goose Knitter Extraordinaire: Erin (Ravelry ID) Mods:  Erin adjusted the proportions of the head, neck, and body and customised the facial features to change the goose pattern to look like a guinea fowl instead. Details can be found on her project page, here. What Makes This Awesome: This is a great example of a

  • Modification Monday: Campy Camp-Out Mitts

    Original Pattern: Camp Out Fingerless Mitts  Knitter Extraordinaire: Marcy (Ravelry ID) Mods: Added colour stripes to the garter cuff, a lateral/Estonian braid, added afterthought thumbs and i-cord edging. Great details on the mods can be found on her project page, here. What Makes This Awesome: The original fingerless mitt pattern is a simple stockinette with

  • Modification Monday: Ends Baby Cardi

    And the winner of the skein of Kettle Yarn Co. Islington DK is….. Sarah! Congrats, Sarah! I’ll be in touch soon about your address! Original Pattern: Playdate Knitter Extraordinaire: Laura (Ravelry ID) Mods: Changed the solid colour baby cardi to be a stashbusting extravaganza using up 14 + different yarns and colours to add stripes

  • Modification Monday: The Sweatercowl

    Original Pattern: Folded  Knitter Extraordinaire: Joji (Ravelry ID, blog) Mods: Joji cast on for this bottom-up sweater with every intention of making it, but decided to turn it into a cowl. Details can be found on her project page, here. What Makes This Awesome: If you have a knit in progress that has been languishing

  • Modification Monday: Hufflepuff 4 Life

    Original Pattern: Honey Badger Don’t Care Knitter Extraordinaire: Maiya (Ravelry ID) Mods: Changed out the corrugated ribbing for k1 p1 ribbing, and changed the full mitts into fingerless.  Project page can be found here. What Makes This Awesome: This knit was done for a book-themed swap project, and the swap partner chose Harry Potter and declared