Modification Monday

  • Modification Monday: Grayson

    Original Pattern: Grayson Knitter Extraordinaire: Fee (Ravelry ID) Mods: Added a duplicate stitch Darth Vader theme using a chart found here, to the sweater. To ensure that the chart could be centered, she adjusted the stitch count on the body so that it could be properly balanced. Details can be found on her project page,

  • Modification Monday: Kitty

    Original Pattern: Sophie Knitter Extraordinaire: Marianne (Ravelry ID) Mods: Using the general bunny bod from Sophie, Marianne made small triangular ears for the kitty and  added a striped tail and embroidered whiskers. Details can be found on her project page, here. What Makes This Awesome: I love how Marianne used the basic bunny body as

  • Modification Monday: Crazed Scandinavian Leggings

    Original Patterns: Crazed Scandinavian Cowl  and Fair Isle Pants Knitter Extraordinaire: Tanya (Ravelry ID) Mods: Combining the pattern for the fair isle pants with the stranded design from the crazed Scandinavian cowl,  changed the gauge from worsted weight to fingering. Details can be found on her project page, here. What Makes This Awesome: Hands up who

  • Modification Monday: Crescent Swallowtail

    Original Pattern: Swallowtail Shawl Knitter Extraordinaire: Susan (Ravelry ID, blog) Mods: Modified this classic triangular shawl pattern into a crescent shape, and then very thoughtfully wrote up a great 4 page pdf on how to do just that, including adding a picot bind off. Full details and a link to the pdf can be found

  • Modification Monday: Sentimental

    And the winner of the Knit Wit Game is….. Deb! The comments chosen are randomly selected, but I loved her comment: “I would love to win this game, every year for my birthday I request a game night with everyone unplugged from all electronics and it is the best birthday gift of all – we

  • Modification Monday: Owl Floogie

      Original Pattern: Flat Foot Floogie Knitter Extraordinaire: Karen (Ravelry ID) Mods: Karen customized the Flat Foot Floogie pattern (which comes with directions for a lamb or bunny version) to be an owl. She did a fair isle stomach, crocheted edging for feathered wings, and improvised the head.  She also added a bell to the

  • Modification Monday: A Rose Is a Rose Is a Shawl

    Original Pattern: Thistle and 63-9 Brocade Sweater Knitter Extraordinaire: Nora (Ravelry ID) Mods: Using the shaping of the Thistle shawl, Nora used the rose charts from the Brocade sweater design. More photos and details can be found on her project page, here. What Makes This Awesome: I think if I saw this rose shawl in person,