Modification Monday

  • Modification Monday: Cathedral Tee

    Original Patterns: Cathedral and Chinese Checkers  Knitter Extraordinaire: Erin (Ravelry ID) Mods: Improvised a top down raglan t-shirt with the eyelet design being a combination of the lace from the Cathedral shawl and Chinese checkers, from Barbara Walker. Her project page can be found here, and has great details on how she worked the t

  • Modification Monday: Mouton Mix

    Original Patterns: Dessine-Moi Un Mouton and Spring Lines Knitter Extraordinaire: Gaby (Ravelry ID) Mods: Gaby combined the two patterns, using the texture and shaping of Dessine-Moi un Mouton and added in the great stripes from spring lines. Details are on her project page, which can be found here. I highly recommend checking out the additional

  • Modification Monday: Grey Memories Cocoon Hat

    Original Patterns: Cocoon and Green Memories Knitter Extraordinaire: Erika (Ravelry ID) Mods: Erika combined the texture from the Cocoon hat pattern and the colourwork  and crown shaping from Green Memories. details can be found on her project page,  here. What Makes This Awesome: Texture AND colourwork, people! I love it. This hat feels really modern because

  • Modification Monday: Beekman Tavern with a Vintage Twist

    Original Pattern: Beekman Tavern  Knitter Extraordinaire: Liz (Ravelry ID, blog) Mods: Raised the neckline, shortened the sweater and modified for negative ease. Details of Liz’s sweater can be found on her project page, here. What Makes This Awesome: Liz hit upon all the key criteria for sweaters with a vintage flair- crew neck, hip length, and

  • Modification Monday: Matchbox

     And the winner of the Inspiration Knits shawl pattern giveaway is…. Jenna,for her comment: I’ve got some Panda Silk DK that would be lovely for the Fresco pattern…it’s a coral and teal variegated…or some beautiful SweetGeorgia Tough Love Sock in Tourmaline I picked up on a recent trip for the Painted pattern! I love patterns

  • Modification Monday: Hawser with Split Side Seams

    Original Pattern: Hawser Knitter Extraordinaire: Erica (Ravelry ID, blog) Mods: Modified the pattern to be knitted flat, and did split hem. For details on her modifications, check out her project page, here. What Makes This Awesome: I think a lot of us have seen the beautiful Hawser pattern (because when Jared Flood designs a new

  • Modification Monday: Honey Stitch Cowl

    Original Pattern: Honey Stitch Cowl  Knitter Extraordinaire: Michelle (Ravelry ID) Mods: Changed the gauge from Bulky to Worsted, and adjusted the length/circumference to make this a one skein project. More details can be found on her project page, here. What Makes This Awesome: I suspect most knitters would look at the lovely original pattern and