Modification Monday

  • Modification Monday: Tantramar Cardi

    Original Pattern: Tantramar Toque Knitter Extraordinaire: Tanis Lavallee (Ravelry ID, Blog) Mods: Using the chart from the original hat design, Tanis improvised a child’s steeked cardigan. More details can be found on her project page, here. What Makes This Awesome: Sometimes playing around with colourwork can be as simple as finding a great design, and

  • Modification Monday: Royale

    Original Pattern: Georgetown Knitter Extraordinaire: Melissa (Ravelry ID, blog) Mods: Changed the original plain collar for a cable pattern from Norah Gaughan’s Cable Sourcebook. Great details on how she substituted the cable chart can be found on her project page, here. What Makes This Awesome: So many of us come across amazing cables in stitch dictionaries,

  • Modification Monday: The Robin Meets Dotted Rays

    Original Patterns: Robin and Dotted Rays Knitter Extraordinaire: Carmen (Ravelry ID) Mods: Using the Robin Shawl pattern to start, Carmen changed the garter wedges to stockinette,  and added yarn overs where the short row turns occurred, which gives the shawl the ‘Dotted Rays’ influence. Details can be found on her project page, here. What Makes

  • Modification Monday: Llama Llama Red Pajama

    Original Pattern: Alpaca with Bikini Knitter Extraordinaire: Joanna (Ravelry ID) Mods: Inspired by the beloved children’s book character of Llama Llama, Joanna modified the original alpaca pattern to be more visually in keeping with the children’s book character. More info can be found on her project page, here. What Makes This Awesome: What a wonderful

  • Modification Monday: Oracle Dress

    Original Pattern: Oracle Knitter Extraordinaire: Tanya (Ravelry ID) Mods: Transformed the circular shawl pattern into a lace dress. Excellent detailed information and photos can be found on her project page, which can be found here. What Makes This Awesome: Turning a shawl into a dress is no small feat, but it is a brilliant way

  • Welcome Back Modification Monday!

    Hello everyone! It’s so hard to believe that the end of August is already here, summer has blown by so quickly. Already the edges of the leaves are burnished, and there are more leaves on the ground in the parks than I can remember typically seeing at the end of August. I’m not ready to

  • Modification Monday: Full Length Deschain

    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: