Original Pattern: Deschain Knitters Extraordinaire: Susannah (Ravelry ID) Mods: Susannah created this amazing modified Deschain pullover by casting on fewer stitches on both sides, lengthening the sweater, added waist shaping, and lengthened the arms to compensate for the reduced width. Details on her mods can be found on her Project page. What Makes This Awesome:
Original Pattern: Dissent and Misty Meadow Knitter Extraordinaire: Joy (Ravelry ID) Mods: Combined elements of two different shawls into one new shawl! Details can be found on her project page, here. What Makes This Awesome: It sounds complicated to combine two different shawl patterns, but Joy did it brilliantly and made lots of common sense
Original Pattern: Savannah Chaps Knitter Extraordinaire: Sarah (Ravelry ID) Mods: Changed the original zebra pattern to a unicorn! More photos can be found on her project page, here. What Makes This Awesome: Who knew a zebra could look so magical? I’ve knit the original pattern before, and I love it (plus, it’s actually 3 patterns in
And the winner of the Pom Pom Quarterly Giveaway is … Nicole! The draw was randomly selected based on comments, and her winning comment was: “I love Fete! It might be the bright color, but I love the splash of grey against the pink. It also looks like a statement necklace knitted right onto the
Original Pattern: Svalbard Knitter Extraordinaire: Emily (Ravelry ID) Mods: Change the swingy, cropped open front cardigan into a sleek button up cardigan with a collar, and added more overall length. Details and additional photos can be found on her project page, here. What Makes This Awesome: I love Emily’s elegant take on the Svalbard cardigan.
Original Pattern: #07 Fair Isle Hat Knitter Extraordinaire: Nataly (Ravelry ID) Mods: Using the fair isle hat as a starting point, Nataly created a colourwork vest with the same details as the hat. Additional photos can be found on her project page, here. What Makes This Awesome: How incredible is it to take a far
Original Pattern: Journey Knitter Extraordinaire: Carol (Ravelry ID) Mods: Changed the pullover into a cardigan, adjusted the length, and substituted the main cable from the pattern with the Plaid Lattice pattern from “A Treasury of Knitting Patterns” by Barbara G. Walker. Details on Carol’s cardigan project can be found here. What Makes This Awesome: I’m not surprised so