Modification Monday

  • 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,

  • Modification Monday: Heid Sheep on Mittens

    Original Patterns: Peerie Flooers and Sheep Heid Knitter Extraordinaire: Beverley (Ravelry ID, blog) Mods: Using the general pattern for Peerie Flooers and  switching out the design for the Sheep Heid charts, Beverley created these mittens to match her original Sheep Heid hat. Details for the mitts can be found on her project page, here. What

  • Modification Monday: Fair Isle Fiesta

    Original Pattern: Corrie Fair Isle Vest Knitter Extraordinaire: Holly (Ravelry ID, website) Mods: Using the colourwork charts from the vest pattern, Holly knit this  fair isle fiesta cowl in the same gauge, spacing out the fair isle with bands of white. Details can be found on her project page, here. What Makes This Awesome: What a fantastic

  • Modification Monday: Painted Canvas

    Original Pattern:  Blank Canvas Knitter Extraordinaire: Melody (Ravelry ID) Mods:  Changed gauge from DK to worsted weight, added a split neckline, stripes, and a kangaroo pocket. Details can be found on Melody’s project page, here. What Makes This Awesome: First, I want to high five Melody on her great stripes. I’m in awe of people who

  • Modification Monday: Emiliana

    Original Pattern: Emiliana Knitter Extraordinaire: Verna (Ravelry ID) Mods: The original shawl has two different mosaic pattern stripes, this is modified to only have one, and make it wider. Detail are on her project page here. What Makes This Awesome:  There are a lot of great  shawl patterns that have stranded designs or stripes, and