Modification Monday

  • Modification Monday: The Sweatercowl

    Original Pattern: Folded  Knitter Extraordinaire: Joji (Ravelry ID, blog) Mods: Joji cast on for this bottom-up sweater with every intention of making it, but decided to turn it into a cowl. Details can be found on her project page, here. What Makes This Awesome: If you have a knit in progress that has been languishing

  • Modification Monday: Hufflepuff 4 Life

    Original Pattern: Honey Badger Don’t Care Knitter Extraordinaire: Maiya (Ravelry ID) Mods: Changed out the corrugated ribbing for k1 p1 ribbing, and changed the full mitts into fingerless.  Project page can be found here. What Makes This Awesome: This knit was done for a book-themed swap project, and the swap partner chose Harry Potter and declared

  • Modification Monday: Soho Dress

    Original Pattern: Notched Hem Tank Top  Knitter Extraordinaire: Alina (Ravelry ID, blog) Mods:  Changed the in-the-round tank top pattern to a seamed two-colour dress, added in waist shaping and a contrasting. Project page with excellent links back to her blog posts going through each step can be found here. What Makes This Awesome: I don’t

  • Modification Monday: Mini Wrapped

    Original Pattern: Wrapped Pullover  Knitter Extraordinaire: Jennifer (Ravelry ID) Mods: Shrunk down the adult-sized pullover to be kid-sized by going down in yarn weight and needle size, and following the smallest adult size. Project page can be found here. What Makes This Awesome: It’s not easy to take a grown up pattern and shrink it down,

  • Modification Monday: Circular Beatnik

    Original Pattern: Beatnik Knitter Extraordinaire: Lorraine (Ravelry ID) Mods: Lorraine rejigged the original pattern to be worked entirely in the round, and added a v neck shawl collar instead of the original boat neck.  Project page with links to the circular revision download and more details can be found here. What Makes This Awesome:  I

  • Modification Monday: Kiddo Charade Socks

    Original Patterns: Kiddo Kicks and Charade Knitter Extraordinaire: Cassy (Ravelry ID, and blog) Mods: Using Kiddo Kicks as the base pattern, Cassy worked the stitch design from Charade into the original sock pattern. Project page can be found here. What Makes This Awesome: These socks are beautiful, aren’t they? And if you know enough about

  • Modification Monday: Graduation Dress

    Original Pattern: Next Year in Lerwick  Knitter Extraordinaire: Momo (Ravelry ID) Mods: Momo created a dress by continuing the repeats of the original colourwork sweater  to add length until suitable for a dress, and making brilliant choices about the colours and contrasting colours  to emphasize shaping and cohesion. Project page can be found here. What Makes