The winner of the Within: Knitting Patterns to Warm the Soul collection is……… Jane! Random.org selected her winning comment: “I would have to knit Timber (though it might be more practical to attempt Tread this time of year . . . ). Timber is the perfect relaxed cardigan – my favourite kind! “ Congrats, Jane!
Original Pattern: Rebus Socks Knitter Extraordinaire: Virpi (Ravelry ID) Mods: Virpi changed the way the gusset fit on the sock, and added an instarsia moose! Details can be found on her project page, here. What Makes This Awesome: It is always worth customizing the fit, especially if you know that the arches of your feet
Original Pattern: Xanadu Snowflake Cowl Knitter Extraordinaire: Stefanie (Ravelry ID) Mods: Changed the gauge to make it much bigger and reduced the pattern repeats. Details can be found on her Ravelry project page, here. What Makes This Awesome: I think I need to make the disclaimer, the original pattern is my design. But even if
Original Pattern: Miss Winter Sailor Sweater Knitter Extraordinaire: Randi (Ravelry ID) Mods: Randi adjusted the neckline to make it more of a crew neck, and the underarms for a better fit, as well as lengthening the sweater to turn it into a dress. Details can be found on her project page, here. What Makes This
Original Pattern: Fair Isle Cuffs Knitter Extraordinaire: Tina (Ravelry ID) Mods: Took the chart idea from the fair isle mitts and turned it into a fair isle skirt with a drawstring waist. Details can be found on her project page, here. What Makes This Awesome: Fair isle stripes like these are perfect for stashbusting, and
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
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,