Original Pattern: Sweater with Multicoloured Borders Knitter Extraordinaire: Monika (Ravelry ID) Mods: Changed the drop shoulder construction for a raglan sleeve construction instead. Project page can be found here. What Makes This Awesome: Once you get over all that stranded colourwork – drink it in! – it makes so much sense to adjust the sleeves
Original Pattern: Playdate Knitter Extraordinaire: Laura (Ravelry ID) Mods: Changed the button front cardigan to a drapey open front cardigan, and adding lots of happy stripy colours to stashbust leftover partial skeins. Lots more photos and notes can be found on her project page, here. What Makes This Awesome: If ever there was a very
Original Pattern: Hedgerow Knitter Extraordinaire: Liz (Ravelry ID) Mods: After steeking the cardigan and trying it on, the yoke didn’t fit properly. Liz cut off the yoke, and knitted a circular cabled yoke instead. Info can be found on her project page, here. What Makes This Awesome: Talk about making lemonade from lemons! Imagine you
Original Pattern: Carbeth Knitter Extraordinaire: Nell (Ravelry ID, blog) Mods: Adjusted the yoke and sleeves to be ribbed instead of stockinette, and adjusted yoke increases and sleeves for stitch counts and slightly different gauge. Details can be found on her project page, here. What Makes This Awesome: This pattern already had a really interesting yoke
Original Pattern: Foxy lady genser Knitter Extraordinaire: Kristin (Ravelry ID, blog) Mods: Eliminated the colour-blocked stripes from the yoke, and adjusted the length to be more cropped.Details can be found on her project page, here. What Makes This Awesome: Simplifying a pattern is an amazing way to make one or two standout details really pop.
Original Pattern: Seamless Saddle Shoulder Pullover Knitter Extraordinaire: Uncia (Ravelry, blog) Mods: Uncia changed the pullover pattern to be an open front cardigan with a cabled front band, and a horizontal cable band at the hem. Her project page has fantastic, detailed notes on how she made this cardigan, check out her project page here.
Original Pattern: Dreyma Knitter Extraordinaire: Lisa (Ravelry ID) Mods: Using elements from the yoke design of the Dreyma sweater, Lisa reworked the original aran weight design into a sportweight hat. Details and lots more photos on her project page, here. What Makes This Awesome: I love this mod – it just goes to show that