Modification Monday

  • Modification Monday: A Very Special Rye Hack

    Original Pattern: Rye Knitter Extraordinaire: Heather (Ravelry ID, website) Mods: Adjusted gauges from worsted weight to fingering weight, and chose to work a stranded fair isle design on the heel flap. Details can be found on her project page, here. What Makes This Awesome: Heather participated in a Tin Can Knit’s pattern hack KAL at the end

  • Modification Monday: Wanderling

    Original Pattern: Wanderling Knitter Extraordinaire: Lino (Ravelry ID) Mods: Changed the pullover to a full cardigan, added striping at the cuffs and hem, and eliminated the pocket. Details can be found on Lino’s project page can be found here. What Makes This Awesome: The original pattern is beautiful,  but Lino really improved on it with her gorgeous

  • Modification Monday: Garri Sweater

    Original Pattern: Garri Sweater Knitter Extraordinaire: Jimi (Ravelry ID, blog) Mods: The pattern was originally a bottom-up pullover, but Jimi re-engineered it to be a top-down cardigan. She knit it in the round and steeked, adjusting gauge and shortening the waist to suit her frame. Project page with more details can be found here. What Makes

  • Modification Monday: Raro Chooks

    Original Pattern: Cooped Up  Knitter Extraordinaire: Tanya (Ravelry ID) Mods: Changed the pullover to a cardigan! Made it a bit smaller to fit her daughter, changed twisted ribbing for the hem and cuffs, and steeked the sweater and added a button band. Great detailed information can be found on her project page, here. What Makes

  • Modification Monday: Brothers Socks

    Original Pattern: YinYang Kitty Ankle Socks Knitter Extraordinaire: Dani (Ravelry ID, blog/podcast) Mods: Added deeper ribbing at the ankle, changed the colouring and added instarsia face details to mimic a Siamese cat’s face. Project page can be found here, but more information can be found on her wonderful podcast, here. What Makes This Awesome: Knitting AND a

  • Modification Monday: Caragh’s Cashmere

    Original Pattern: North Shore Knitter Extraordinaire: Jennifer (Ravelry ID, blog) Mods: Changed up the design on the yoke using charts from selections Alice Starmore’s Charts for Color Knitting, combining two different charts to make the new yoke. Details can be found on her project page and her blog post, here. The blog post in particular

  • Modification Monday: Summer Rose

    Original Patterns: Autumn Rose Pullover and Child’s Panel Gansey Knitter Extraordinaire: Misa (Ravelry ID) Mods: Misa used the Autumn Rose colourwork pullover as the road map, but substituted the charts for the Child’s Panel Gansey. Details can be found on her project page, here. What Makes This Awesome: Two things are happening in this sweater that I