Modification Monday

  • Modification Monday: Cornflower Cardi

    Original Pattern: Kai mei and Seamless Saddle Shoulder Pullover Knitter Extraordinaire: Patricia (Ravelry ID)  Mods: Combined a great detail from a sock pattern and the Elizabeth Zimmermann sweater recipe for this fully customized cardigan.  Project page can be found here.  What Makes This Awesome: What a wonderful idea- customizing a perfect blue cardigan and using a great lace detail

  • Modification Monday: Polar Prism Cardigan

    Original Pattern: Girl on Fire  Knitter Extraordinaire: Jennifer (Ravelry ID)  Mods: Turned a sold colour pullover with front lace panel into a gorgeous colourwork cardigan with a different neckline. Great details on the mods can be found on her project page, here.  What Makes This Awesome: I love how Jennifer took the key characteristics of

  • Modification Monday: Peplum Sweater

      Original Pattern: Water’s Edge Cardigan Knitter Extraordinaire:  B (Ravelry ID)  Mods: Changed the original 3/4 sleeved cropped cardigan to a long sleeved pullover, with a longer body with waist decreases, scoop neck, and lighter gauge. Project page can be found here.  What Makes This Awesome:  The revamped proportions of B’s peplum sweater are so chic and spot on-

  • Modification Monday: Flaky Crust(mas)

      Original Pattern: Baby Blanket Snowflakes, and Drop Shoulder Sweater, and Ski Sweater in Colour Knitter Extraordinaire: Pacasha (ravelry ID, blog) Mods: Incorporated 3 (!!!) different patterns to customize this gorgeous  kid-sized snowflake sweater. Details on her project page can be found here. What Makes This Awesome:  I have so much respect for Pacasha, who

  • Modification Monday: Field of Poppies

    Original Patterns: Paper Dolls and Catkin Knitter Extraordinaire: Caroline (Ravelry ID)  Mods: Used Paper Dolls as a pullover template, and incorporated the colourwork and texture of Catkin. Project page, with great details and notes, can be found here.  What Makes This Awesome:  This is one of those jaw-dropping projects that just works.  Caroline’s conversion of the