Modification Monday

  • Modification Monday: We Love You, Guineas!

    Original Pattern: Betsy’s Goose Knitter Extraordinaire: Erin (Ravelry ID) Mods:  Erin adjusted the proportions of the head, neck, and body and customised the facial features to change the goose pattern to look like a guinea fowl instead. Details can be found on her project page, here. What Makes This Awesome: This is a great example of a

  • Modification Monday: Campy Camp-Out Mitts

    Original Pattern: Camp Out Fingerless Mitts  Knitter Extraordinaire: Marcy (Ravelry ID) Mods: Added colour stripes to the garter cuff, a lateral/Estonian braid, added afterthought thumbs and i-cord edging. Great details on the mods can be found on her project page, here. What Makes This Awesome: The original fingerless mitt pattern is a simple stockinette with

  • Modification Monday: Ends Baby Cardi

    And the winner of the skein of Kettle Yarn Co. Islington DK is….. Sarah! Congrats, Sarah! I’ll be in touch soon about your address! Original Pattern: Playdate Knitter Extraordinaire: Laura (Ravelry ID) Mods: Changed the solid colour baby cardi to be a stashbusting extravaganza using up 14 + different yarns and colours to add stripes

  • Modification Monday: The Sweatercowl

    Original Pattern: Folded  Knitter Extraordinaire: Joji (Ravelry ID, blog) Mods: Joji cast on for this bottom-up sweater with every intention of making it, but decided to turn it into a cowl. Details can be found on her project page, here. What Makes This Awesome: If you have a knit in progress that has been languishing

  • Modification Monday: Hufflepuff 4 Life

    Original Pattern: Honey Badger Don’t Care Knitter Extraordinaire: Maiya (Ravelry ID) Mods: Changed out the corrugated ribbing for k1 p1 ribbing, and changed the full mitts into fingerless.  Project page can be found here. What Makes This Awesome: This knit was done for a book-themed swap project, and the swap partner chose Harry Potter and declared

  • Modification Monday: Soho Dress

    Original Pattern: Notched Hem Tank Top  Knitter Extraordinaire: Alina (Ravelry ID, blog) Mods:  Changed the in-the-round tank top pattern to a seamed two-colour dress, added in waist shaping and a contrasting. Project page with excellent links back to her blog posts going through each step can be found here. What Makes This Awesome: I don’t

  • Modification Monday: Mini Wrapped

    Original Pattern: Wrapped Pullover  Knitter Extraordinaire: Jennifer (Ravelry ID) Mods: Shrunk down the adult-sized pullover to be kid-sized by going down in yarn weight and needle size, and following the smallest adult size. Project page can be found here. What Makes This Awesome: It’s not easy to take a grown up pattern and shrink it down,