Modification Monday

  • 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

  • Modification Monday: Mini Fold and Turn

    Original Pattern: Fold & Turn Knitter Extraordinaire: Melinda (Ravelry ID, blog) Mods: After knitting herself one, Melinda thought it would be a great shrug for her daughter.  Project page with details for making the toddler size can be found on her project page, here. What Makes This Awesome: While checking out the other FOs of Fold

  • Modification Monday: Wisp Top

    Original Pattern: Wisp  Knitter Extraordinaire: Olga (Ravelry ID) Mods: Made two ‘wisps’ and seamed them into a lightweight top, also changed the gauge. Details can be found on her project page, here. What Makes This Awesome:  It’s something that seems so simple as an idea, I’m amazed I don’t see more of it (and that

  • Modification Monday: Cotton Candy

    Original Pattern: High Plains  Knitter Extraordinaire: Becky (Ravelry ID, blog) Mods: Resized the gauge, and also adjusted the overall size to be smaller, suitable for a tween. Great details on the modifications can be found on her project page, here. What Makes This Awesome: It can be really hard to find good patterns for tweens,

  • Modification Monday: Morphology

    Original Patterns: Custom Fit and Apis Dorsata Knitter Extraordinaire: Kim (Ravelry ID, blog) Mods: Using the custom fit as a basis for the sweater, Kim added the honeycomb design from the Apis Dorsata scarf across the body (front and back) and sleeves.  For details, see her project page, here. What Makes This Awesome: While a