Modification Monday

  • Modification Monday: Elemental Rainbows

    Original Pattern: Element Knitter Extraordinaire: Cassy (Ravelry ID, blog) Mods: Added rainbow stripes at the sleeves, added length, and a three needle bind off at the shoulders. Details can be found on her blog post here, and her Ravelry project page can be found here. What Makes This Awesome: Cassy often make modifications on knits to suit

  • Modification Monday: Orange Cloud Sweater

    Original Pattern: Cloud Bolero  Knitter Extraordinaire:  Keri (Ravelry ID) Mods:  Lengthened the bolero and added sleeves to transform into a full cardigan. Details can be found on her project page, here. What Makes This Awesome: Long term knitters, do you remember the original pattern? It was a little over 10 years ago when the Cloud Bolero debuted

  • Modification Monday: Theo’s Winter Body

    Happy New year, everyone!! I hope you are excited for a brand new year, full of potential.  The last gasp of 2016 was a rough one for us- everyone was sick except for Lila, which was a blessing since missing Christmas as a 4 year old is pretty terrible. James has definitely been having the

  • Modification Monday: Little Striped Dress

    Original Pattern: Lightweight  Pullover Knitter Extraordinaire: Ida (Ravelry ID) Mods: Turned the funnel neck long sleeved pullover into a short sleeved, crew neck sweater dress. Details can be found on her project page, here. What Makes This Awesome:  It’s been a real wave of awesome sweater dresses, hasn’t it? ‘Tis the season! We have seen

  • Modification Monday: Traveller Tunic

    The winner of the Within: Knitting Patterns to Warm the Soul collection is……… Jane! selected her winning comment: “I would have to knit Timber (though it might be more practical to attempt Tread this time of year . . . ). Timber is the perfect relaxed cardigan – my favourite kind! “ Congrats, Jane!

  • Modification Monday: Rebus Socks

    Original Pattern:  Rebus Socks Knitter Extraordinaire: Virpi (Ravelry ID) Mods: Virpi changed the way the gusset fit on the sock, and added an instarsia moose! Details can be found on her project page, here. What Makes This Awesome: It is always worth customizing the fit, especially if you know that the arches of your feet

  • Modification Monday: Aran Xanadu

    Original Pattern: Xanadu Snowflake Cowl  Knitter Extraordinaire: Stefanie (Ravelry ID) Mods: Changed the gauge to make it much bigger and reduced the pattern repeats. Details can be found on her Ravelry project page, here. What Makes This Awesome: I think I need to make the disclaimer, the original pattern is my design. But even if