Modification Monday

  • Modification Monday: Worth Two in the Bush Gloves

    Original Patterns: Endpaper Mitts, Bird and Vine Mitts Knitter Extraordinaire: Maria (Ravelry ID) Mods: Using two different fingerless mitt charts, Maria made these one-of-a-kid full gloves, with the bird and vine design on the palm of one glove only. Project page can be found here. What Makes This Awesome: I have never made full gloves before. but

  • Modification Monday: Fliptops 2

    Original Pattern: Nalu Mitts  Knitter Extraordinaire: Asa (Ravelry ID, blog) Mods: Added a flip top to the fingerless mitt pattern, and twisted ribbing to the palm and thumb gusset. More details can be found on her project page, here. What Makes This Awesome:  I don’t see too many fliptop conversions, and I’m a bit of

  • Modification Monday: Little Seeds Sweater

    Original Pattern: Flax  Knitter Extraordinaire: Eva (Ravelry ID) Mods: Using the original pattern as a size guide, Eva changed it from top-down to bottom-up, changed the gauge, and changed the bottom hem & sleeve cuff  to garter stitch and knit the rest of the sleeves in her stranded design. Project page with more details on her

  • Modification Monday: Fornicating Deer Vest

    Original Patterns: Basic Cardigan Vest for Men, and Fornicating Deer Chart  Knitter Extraordinaire: Katie (Ravelry ID, blog) Mods: Combined the simple sweater vest design with the charted mating deer (which is also originally based off the Baby Norgi sweater chart!) to create this custom sweater vest. Project page can be found here. What Makes This Awesome:

  • 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