Modification Monday

  • Modification Monday: Peach Modified Boxy

    Original Pattern: Worsted Boxy Knitter Extraordinaire: Bintou (Ravelry ID, blog) Mods: Changed the gauge from worsted to DK, shortened the length dramatically,  and added a cable panel. Project page can be found here. What Makes This Awesome: I envy Bintou. She not only knit this utterly amazing sweater in quite possibly the most perfect colourway that is

  • Modification Monday: 58Sixty

    Original Pattern: 28thirty Knitter Extraordinaire: Marilyn (Ravelry ID) Mods: Lengthened the sweater, adjusted gauge, and longer cuffs. Project page with more details can be found here. What Makes This Awesome: I’m always amazed at how completely different a sweater looks when it cropped or if it lengthened, even if the other changes are minimal. Marilyn lengthened

  • Modification Monday: New Beginnings

    Original Pattern: Bridger Cowl  Knitter Extraordinaire: Jane (Ravelry ID) Mods: Knitted cowl in a lighter gauge yarn, and then lined with a super bulky weight yarn to give extra warmth and structure. Details can be found on here project page, here. What Makes This Awesome: Jane opted to use a lighter weight silk yarn, which

  • Modification Monday: Moggies Sweater

    Original Pattern: Moggies Knitter Extraordinaire: Sachiko (Ravelry ID) Mods: Using the child’s size mitten chart, Sachiko used it for the basis of this simple and chic sweater. More information can be found on her project page, here. What Makes This Awesome:  I love this sweater and wish it was already in my closet. What really makes it

  • Modification Monday: Triangles

    Original Pattern: Nakahi Shawl Knitter Extraordinaire: Katy (Ravelry ID, website) Mods: Adapted the triangle shaped shawl into a rectangular lace top. Details are on her project page, which is found here. What Makes This Awesome: Katy had knit the Nakahi shawl before, and loved the lace, so she wanted to adapt it into a poncho-style top

  • Modification Monday: Scummy Ebb

    Original Pattern: Ebb Knitter Extraordinaire: Momo (Ravelry ID) Mods: Changed the original crew neck, short sleeved,  7-colour striped dress into a long sleeved, turtle neck, gradient shift tunic. Project page with great details can be found here. What Makes This Awesome: Everything Momo makes is drop dead gorgeous and highly inventive, just reading through the details of

  • Modification Monday: Talavera

    Original Pattern: Talavera  Knitter Extraordinaire:  Cassy (Blog, Raverly ID) Mods:  Adjusted the neckline to have more scoop, lengthened the body, and widened the sleeves. Details can be found on her blog post here.  But if you want to like it on Ravelry, you can find her project page here. What Makes This Awesome: Cassy used the