Modification Monday

  • Modification Monday: Fair Isle Collared Pullover

    Original Pattern: Aesa Pullover and Graph 53 Latvian Mittens  Knitter Extraordinaire: Tanya (Ravelry ID) Mods: Use the structure of the Aesa pullover, and the mitten chart  from the Latvian mitten pattern, with all sorts of colours. Details can be found on her project page, here. What Makes This Awesome: This modification Monday is certainly a showstopper!

  • Modification Monday: Irisa Pullover

    Original Pattern: Irisa Cowl  Knitter Extraordinaire: Dorota (Ravelry ID, blog) Mods: Improvised a sweater pattern based on gauge, shoulders are constructed with the contiguous method, and moved the slipped stitch stripes a bit closer together. Project page can be found here. What Makes This Awesome: I always feel like smacking my own forehead when I

  • Modification Monday: Kitchen Sink

    Original Pattern: Caramel Knitter Extraordinaire: Greta (Ravelry ID, blog ) Mods:  Adjusted the gauge from DK to sportweight, and instead of the stripes, made up a beautiful fair isle stripe design instead. Project page can be found here. What Makes This Awesome: This is some pretty spectacular colourwork, I’m so blown away that Greta made

  • Modification Monday: Walk Along Test

    Original Pattern: Walk Along Knitter Extraordinaire: Frauke (Ravelry ID) Mods: Changed out the solid colourblock at the hem for a lace design, and added it at the sleeves, as well. Overall longer sleeves and body, with added short rows at the back to have a subtle high-low hem. Details can be found on her project

  • Modification Monday: Pa’s Rum-Pa-Pum-Pum Slippers

    Original Pattern: Cadeautje Knitter Extraordinaire: Debbie (Ravelry ID) Mods: Debbie added ears, and classic sock money colouring and details to add personality to the thrummed slipper pattern. You can check out the details on her project page, here. What Makes This Awesome: I love how Debbie took this pattern’s cute factor to a while new

  • Modification Monday: The Tenth Doctor

    Original Pattern: Sally the Eco Fairy Knitter Extraordinaire: Nikki (Ravelry ID) Mods: Using the fairy pattern as a starting point, Nikki revamped the pattern to recreate David Tennant’s depiction of Doctor Who (the 10th doctor). Her project page can be found here. What Makes This Awesome: I love it when we get really into a

  • Modification Monday: Repo Fox Sweater

    Original Pattern: Fox in the Snow Mittens  Knitter Extraordinaire: Lilja (Ravelry ID, blog) Mods:  Using the charts from the mitten pattern, Lilja created a great circular yoke (and steeked!) sweater for her nephew. She used the original pattern’s charts for the yoke and to add detail near the hem, and improvised the dotted stripes for