Modification Monday

  • Modification Monday: Cusp

    Original Pattern: Cusp Knitter Extraordinaire: Onkuri (Ravelry ID, blog) Mods:  Changed the neckline to a steeked v-neck, and made vertical arm slits instead of horizontal ones. Project page can be found here, and has amazing details and some great thoughts on other potential modifications. I highly recommend reading her notes if you are even considering knitting

  • Modification Monday: Accidental Stripes

    Modification Monday: Accidental Stripes Original Pattern: A Cropped Sweater for Winter Knitter Extraordinaire: Kat (Ravelry ID, Blog) Mods: Modified the originally cropped sweater pattern to be hip length, and added in dramatic stripes and colour blocking at the sleeve caps. Project page with details can be found here. What Makes This  Awesome: I love, love, love

  • Modification Monday: Night Sea Laneway

    Original Pattern: Laneway Knitter Extraordinaire: Marta (Ravelry ID) Mods: deepened the solid collar by adding more short rows, changed the waist shaping and made the skirt rounder than the original tunic version. Great details on all her mods can be found on the project page, here. What Makes This Awesome: I’m so impressed with Marta’s dress,

  • Modification Monday: BaaBle pullover

    Original Pattern: Baa-ble Hat Knitter Extraordinaire: Mary (Ravelry ID) Mods: Using the baa-ble hat pattern charts for the yoke and Mary Jane Mucklestone’s “Fair Isle” book for the striped peeries, Mary created cozy warm stranded children’s sweater, which she made for the Help Kids India campaign. Project page with great details can be found here. What Makes

  • Modification Monday: MacBook Sweater

    Original Patterns: Sundottir and Knit MacBook Air Cover Pattern Knitter Extraordinaire: Corinne (Ravelry ID, blog) Mods: Using the existing pattern for sizing for the laptop cover, and incorporating fair isle charts from Sundottir, Corinne customized a fair isle swetaer for her laptop.  Project page can be found here. What Makes This Awesome: I love the

  • Modification Monday: Laika Surprise Hoodie

    Original Pattern: Laika Knitter Extraordinaire: Tanya (Ravelry ID) Mods: Turned the mesh cardigan into a pullover version. Great details can be found on her project page,  here. What Makes This Awesome: First off, Tanya has knit several variations of Laika, so I was spoiled for choice among her amazing modified versions. I chose this one because I loved

  • Modification Monday: Halligarth Sweater

    Original Pattern: Halligarth Knitter Extraordinaire: Birgit (Ravelry ID) Mods: Using the fingering weight shawl lace pattern as a starting point, Birgit created this laceweight pullover using the lace stitch, and added contrasting i cord edging to the cuffs, hem and neckline for contrast. Project page can be found here. What Makes This Awesome: Isn’t it always so