Modification Monday

  • 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

  • Modification Monday: The Talented Mrs Fox

    Original Pattern:  Fox in the Snow Mittens  Knitter Extraordinaire: Nele (Ravelry ID) Mods:  Using the stranded fox design from the mittens, Nele incorporated it into a lightweight cardigan. Details can be found on her project page, here. What Makes This Awesome: This stunning sweater is exactly why I do Modification Monday posts: Nele saw this

  • Modification Monday: Norwegian Hat

    Original Pattern:Frosted Alpine Hat  Knitter Extraordinaire: Corinne (Ravelry ID) Mods: Changed up the colourwork to feature a snowflake fair isle design, and higher contrast edges and details. Plenty of great details can be found on her project page, here. What Makes This Awesome: This was a great way to approach a mod- Corinne had knit the original hat pattern

  • Modification Monday: Colorwork Wyeth

    Original Pattern: Wyeth Knitter Extraordinaire: Liz (Ravelry ID) Mods: Changed out the textured arrow design for colourwork instead, and only did 4 arrows, including changing some of the directions. Details can be found on her project page, here. What Makes This Awesome: You would never know this was Liz’s first sweater, would you? I wish