Modification Monday

  • Modification Monday: Faded Leftovers Antler

    Original Pattern: Antler  Knitter Extraordinaire: Gen (Ravelry ID) Mods: Using the leftovers from her Find Your Fade Shawl, Gen created this fantastic Antler sweater. details can be found on her project page, here. What Makes This Awesome: How many people have had loads of leftovers from making a Find Your Fade, or another large scale

  • Modification Monday: The Prismatic Hat

    Original Pattern: The Prismatic Scarf Knitter Extraordinaire: Sevil (Ravelry ID) Mods: Using the scarf stitch pattern as a starting point, Sevil created a hat instead. Great details (with stitch counts!) can be found on her project page, here. What Makes This Awesome: Generally, I follow a formula for winter accessories that helps keep things looking

  • Modification Monday: Psychedelic Lapsus

    Original Pattern: Lapsus Knitter Extraordinaire: Marion (Ravelry ID) Mods: Knitted the top down open cardigan bottom up instead, all in one piece. She also added button bands and a collar, and set in sleeves instead of the original drop shoulder. Even added a small pocket! Details can be found on her project page, here.  

  • Modification Monday: First Colorwork Sweater

    Original Pattern: 164-23 English Afternoon Knitter Extraordinaire: Nunu (Ravelry ID) Mods: Changed the original 4- color stranded design into a 2-colour design instead. Details can be found on her project page, here. What Makes This Awesome: How many of you have looked at a great colourwork design, and found it a bit too intimidating to

  • Modification Monday: Tantramar Cardi

    Original Pattern: Tantramar Toque Knitter Extraordinaire: Tanis Lavallee (Ravelry ID, Blog) Mods: Using the chart from the original hat design, Tanis improvised a child’s steeked cardigan. More details can be found on her project page, here. What Makes This Awesome: Sometimes playing around with colourwork can be as simple as finding a great design, and

  • Modification Monday: Royale

    Original Pattern: Georgetown Knitter Extraordinaire: Melissa (Ravelry ID, blog) Mods: Changed the original plain collar for a cable pattern from Norah Gaughan’s Cable Sourcebook. Great details on how she substituted the cable chart can be found on her project page, here. What Makes This Awesome: So many of us come across amazing cables in stitch dictionaries,

  • Modification Monday: The Robin Meets Dotted Rays

    Original Patterns: Robin and Dotted Rays Knitter Extraordinaire: Carmen (Ravelry ID) Mods: Using the Robin Shawl pattern to start, Carmen changed the garter wedges to stockinette,  and added yarn overs where the short row turns occurred, which gives the shawl the ‘Dotted Rays’ influence. Details can be found on her project page, here. What Makes