Modification Monday

  • Modification Monday: Frosting

    Original Pattern: #08 Cabled Yoke Pullover Knitter Extraordinaire: Heidi (Ravelry ID) Mods: Heidi changed this from bottom up to top down, and also adjusted the neck for a looser, more casual turtleneck. Great details (really, you should read them) can be found on her project page, here. What Makes This Awesome: You probably know Heidi

  • Modification Monday: North Shore R&R

    Original Patterns: R&R Hoodie and North Shore Knitter Extraordinaire: Laura (Ravelry ID) Who is such a wizard with modifying knits for colourwork that she has been featured here 4 previous times- all incredible! Check out Freakin’ Foxtastic, Cloudy with a Chance of Sunrise, Merry Stella, and Ends Baby Cardi. Mods: Starting with the hoodie pattern,

  • Modification Monday: Baby Grizzly Sweater

    Original Patterns: Knits for Everybody Sweaters and Oh My Bear! Knitter Extraordinaire: Hannah (Ravelry ID) Mods: Changed the worsted weight sweater pattern to a fingering weight, and added the bear chart from Oh My Bear. You can see her project page here; but more details can be found on her blog post, here. What Makes This

  • Modification Monday: Sea Salt Pralines

    Original Patterns: Pralines and Savoy Truffle Knitter Extraordinaire: Rebecca (Ravelry ID) Mods:  Rebecca couldn’t decide between two shawl patterns, so she decided to combine them both! Project page can be found here. What Makes This Awesome: It happens to all of us- you love both patterns, and can’t decide which one to knit. But Rebecca

  • Modification Monday: Orza

    Original Pattern: Orza Pullover Knitter Extraordinaire: Rebecca (Ravelry ID) Mods: Modified the original pullover to be a zip front hooded cardigan with pockets. Details can be found on her project page, here. What Makes This Awesome: The original pattern is beautiful with thoughtful details and the cool asymmetrical striping on the arms; but it’s so interesting

  • Modification Monday: Lorna’s Long Distance Hug

    Original Pattern: Nurmilintu Knitted Extraordinaire: Linda (Ravelry ID) Mods: Changed the proportion of lace and garter sections in the shawl. Project page with great details on how she achieved the look can be found here. What Makes This Awesome: Sometimes it’s the simplest of mods that can really have a big impact on a knit. Linda

  • Modification Monday: Abanu the Giraffe

    Original Pattern: Noah’s Ark Giraffes Knitter Extraordinaire: Stephanie (Ravelry ID) Mods: Changed to knit the pattern in the round, changed gauge, modified the ossicones, added felted details and changed the mane. Excellent details for similar results can be found on Stephanie’s project page, here. What Makes This Awesome: Stephanie has done some fantastic details and modifications