Modification Monday

  • Modification Monday: Make a Decision

    Original Pattern: Dessine-Moi un Mouton  Knitter Extraordinaire: Sandra (Ravelry ID) Mods: Turned the lovely pullover into a beautiful cardigan, changed the gauge slightly, and took some amazingly detailed notes on how to turn this sweater into a cardi. Project page with all the info can be found here. What Makes This Awesome: I’ve always loved

  • Modification Monday: City Sweater

    Original Pattern: small bygenser with raglanfelling and mitten building chart  Knitter Extraordinaire: Marit (Ravelry ID) Mods:  Originally used elements of a charted mitten design on a plain sweater design of her own making, and then eventually created a pattern for it!  Project page for this sweater can be found here. What Makes This Awesome: I love it

  • Modification Monday: Textured Jacket

    Original Pattern: #8 Textured Jacket  Knitter Extraordinaire: Alina (Ravelry ID, blog) Mods: Eliminated the collar, added garter edges with a crochet trim, and an overall closer fit. Her project page can be found here, and details on her blog here. What Makes This Awesome: I’m always amazed at the difference removing (or adding!) a collar can

  • Modification Monday: Höstlöv Mittens

    Original Pattern: As Leaves Begin to Fall  Knitter Extraordinaire: Susanne (Ravelry ID) Mods: Modified the charter leaf design on the hat for mittens instead. Project page can be found here. What Makes This Awesome: The hat is gorgeous, but seeing these mittens makes me think that they should totally be a set!  The chart adjusts

  • Modification Monday: Little Bumblebee Cardi

    Original Pattern: Little Coffee Bean Cardigan  Knitter Extraordinaire: Tracey (Ravelry ID) Mods: Added a fair isle bee design, and text to the back of the cardigan, and shortened the sleeves. Project page can be found here. What Makes This Awesome: Oh, the details. A great hand knit is all in the details, right? The original

  • Modification Monday: January Passion

      Original Pattern: Passion  Knitter Extraordinaire: Irene (Ravelry ID) Mods: Changed the gauge from bulky to aran, and changed the original turtleneck pullover into a scoop neck cardigan. Project page can be found here. What Makes This Awesome: The original pattern is great,but I love Irene’s mods to turn this into a beautiful cardigan. The cables

  • Modification Monday: Mini Fold and Turn

    Original Pattern: Fold & Turn Knitter Extraordinaire: Melinda (Ravelry ID, blog) Mods: After knitting herself one, Melinda thought it would be a great shrug for her daughter.  Project page with details for making the toddler size can be found on her project page, here. What Makes This Awesome: While checking out the other FOs of Fold