Modification Monday

  • 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

  • Modification Monday: Höstlöv Mittens

    Original Pattern: As Leaves Begin to Fall  Knitter Extraordinaire: Susanne (Ravelry ID) Mods: Modified the charter leaf design on the hat for mittens instead. Project page can be found here. What Makes This Awesome: The hat is gorgeous, but seeing these mittens makes me think that they should totally be a set!  The chart adjusts

  • Modification Monday: Little Bumblebee Cardi

    Original Pattern: Little Coffee Bean Cardigan  Knitter Extraordinaire: Tracey (Ravelry ID) Mods: Added a fair isle bee design, and text to the back of the cardigan, and shortened the sleeves. Project page can be found here. What Makes This Awesome: Oh, the details. A great hand knit is all in the details, right? The original

  • Modification Monday: January Passion

      Original Pattern: Passion  Knitter Extraordinaire: Irene (Ravelry ID) Mods: Changed the gauge from bulky to aran, and changed the original turtleneck pullover into a scoop neck cardigan. Project page can be found here. What Makes This Awesome: The original pattern is great,but I love Irene’s mods to turn this into a beautiful cardigan. The cables