Modification Monday

  • Modification Monday: Blast from the Past

    It doesn’t happen often (only one other time!) but I’m fresh out of Mod Mondays today! I got all confused about what day of the week it was, and suddenly woke up to discover it’s Monday. But don’t panic-  I thought about how many amazing, wonderful mods have been featured here in the past; mods

  • Modification Monday: A Different Stream Socks

    Original Pattern: Waimakariri Knitter Extraordinaire: Virpi (Ravelry ID) Mods: Virpi changed out the cable on the sock pattern for a twisted stitch design she found in a Japanese stitch dictionary.  Details can be found on her project page, here. What Makes This Awesome: How many of us have thumbed through a stitch dictionary, feeling so

  • Modification Monday: Toor Toor Baa Baa

    Original Patterns: Toor Toor and Baa-ble Hat  Knitter Extraordinaire: Tanya (Ravelry ID) Mods: Using the Toor Toor sweater as the base, Tanya incorporated the sheep from the baa-ble hat pattern, and lengthened the striped sections on the sleeves. Plus, she got creative with the colours! Details can be found on her project page, here. What Makes

  • Modification Monday: Myrna

    Original Pattern: Myrna Knitter Extraordinaire: Simone (Ravelry ID) Mods:  Simone lengthened the body of the cropped cardigan, swapped out the ribbing for garter stitch, and added pockets lined with gingham fabric. Project page can be found here. What Makes This Awesome:  I absolutely love how this cardigan transformed with the garter stitch! It looks so

  • Modification Monday: Starman

    Original Pattern: Poppy Knitter Extraordinaire: Jennifer (Ravelry ID) Mods: Using the Poppy doll as a starting point, Jennifer customized the details to mimic David Bowie’s famous alter ego, Ziggy Stardust. Jennifer has done a lot of very cool mods with this pattern- check out her Wolverine, Deadpool, Hermione, Prince, and Billie Holliday! Also included notes

  • Modification Monday: Cloudy with a Chance of Sunrise

    Original Pattern: Rachel Knitter Extraordinaire: Laura (Ravelry ID) Mods: Created a gradient effect with the sweater using three different shades of grey and three different shades of pink. Details can be found on her project page, here. What Makes This Awesome: This is one of the best gradient effects I’ve seen that wasn’t achieved with

  • Modification Monday: Grayson

    Original Pattern: Grayson Knitter Extraordinaire: Fee (Ravelry ID) Mods: Added a duplicate stitch Darth Vader theme using a chart found here, to the sweater. To ensure that the chart could be centered, she adjusted the stitch count on the body so that it could be properly balanced. Details can be found on her project page,