Modification Monday

  • Modification Monday: Modified Pine Bough

    Original Pattern: Pine Bough Cowl Knitter Extraordinaire: Betsy (Ravelry ID, blog) Mods: Changed the gauge from worsted to DK, worked the pine bough design on half the cowl, and added stripes and a little forest of trees from this pattern for the other side. Great details on all the modifications can be found on her project page,

  • Modification Monday: Fox Paws Cardi

    Original Pattern: Fox Paws Knitter Extraordinaire: Anne (Ravelry ID) Mods: Using the fascinating fox paws pattern, Anne used it as a motif for a cardigan for her granddaughter. Good details on how she created the sweater can be found on her project page, here. What Makes This Awesome: The Fox Paws design is very unusual and

  • Modification Monday: Cusp

    Original Pattern: Cusp Knitter Extraordinaire: Onkuri (Ravelry ID, blog) Mods:  Changed the neckline to a steeked v-neck, and made vertical arm slits instead of horizontal ones. Project page can be found here, and has amazing details and some great thoughts on other potential modifications. I highly recommend reading her notes if you are even considering knitting

  • Modification Monday: Accidental Stripes

    Modification Monday: Accidental Stripes Original Pattern: A Cropped Sweater for Winter Knitter Extraordinaire: Kat (Ravelry ID, Blog) Mods: Modified the originally cropped sweater pattern to be hip length, and added in dramatic stripes and colour blocking at the sleeve caps. Project page with details can be found here. What Makes This  Awesome: I love, love, love

  • Modification Monday: Night Sea Laneway

    Original Pattern: Laneway Knitter Extraordinaire: Marta (Ravelry ID) Mods: deepened the solid collar by adding more short rows, changed the waist shaping and made the skirt rounder than the original tunic version. Great details on all her mods can be found on the project page, here. What Makes This Awesome: I’m so impressed with Marta’s dress,

  • Modification Monday: BaaBle pullover

    Original Pattern: Baa-ble Hat Knitter Extraordinaire: Mary (Ravelry ID) Mods: Using the baa-ble hat pattern charts for the yoke and Mary Jane Mucklestone’s “Fair Isle” book for the striped peeries, Mary created cozy warm stranded children’s sweater, which she made for the Help Kids India campaign. Project page with great details can be found here. What Makes

  • Modification Monday: MacBook Sweater

    Original Patterns: Sundottir and Knit MacBook Air Cover Pattern Knitter Extraordinaire: Corinne (Ravelry ID, blog) Mods: Using the existing pattern for sizing for the laptop cover, and incorporating fair isle charts from Sundottir, Corinne customized a fair isle swetaer for her laptop.  Project page can be found here. What Makes This Awesome: I love the