Modification Monday

  • Modification Monday: Motorcycle Top

    Original Pattern: Miss Holloway Knitter Extraordinaire: Mona (Ravelry ID) Mods: changed the crew neck dress pattern to a turtleneck sweater, changed the design to a knitted spider motif. Details can be found on her project page, here. What Makes This Awesome:  I already loved the great dress pattern, but Mona’s take on it is edgy

  • Modification Monday: Twigs and Willows Jumper

    Original Pattern: Twigs and Willows  Knitter Extraordinaire: Ariel (Ravelry ID, blog) Mods: Changed the original cardigan pattern to a pullover instead, adjusted shaping to customize, and worked set in top down sleeves. More details and helpful links can be found on her project page, here. What Makes This Awesome: If you have never modified a

  • Modification Monday: Chrysanths Set

    Original Patterns: Chrysanthemum Jacket and Chrysantheme Knitter Extraordinaire: Some (Ravelry ID)  Mods:  Using the Jacket and double knitted scarf patterns as the basis for her design, Some used the great flowers charts of both to make her hat and matching cowl in laceweight yarn. Details and lots more photos can be found on her project

  • Modification Monday: Freakin’ Foxtastic

    Original Patterns: Fox in the Snow Mittens and Baby Sophisticate Knitter Extraordinaire: Laura (Ravelry ID) Mods: Using the shaping of Baby Sophisticate for shaping, Laura changed the pattern to be worked in fingering weight, so she could use the charming fox charts from the mitten pattern. Project page can be found here. What Makes This

  • Modification Monday: Cadence

    Original Pattern: Cadence Knitter Extraordinaire: Sarah (Ravelry ID, blog) Mods: Sarah lengthened the sleeves to be full length, and added a lot of length, side vents, and a longer back than front to be worn as a tunic with leggings. More info on the modifications and the sweater’s story on her blog post, here. Her project page can

  • Modification Monday: Inspira Skirt

      Original Pattern: Inspira Cowl  Knitter Extraordinaire: Elena (Ravelry ID) Mods: Using the cowl as a starting point Elena made a knee length length pencil skirt in the cowl pattern. More photos can be found on her project page, here.  What Makes This Awesome: I love that  Elena didn’t just pull the cowl down over her hips and

  • Modification Monday: Zephyr Morning

    Original Patterns: Zephyr and Velvet Morning  Knitter Extraordinaire: Julie (Ravelry ID)  Mods: Preferring to knit top-down, Julie used Zephyr as the cardigan design, and added the Velvet Morning colourwork charts to the body only. Project page can be found here.  What Makes This Awesome: This is a great lesson for anyone who has fallen for a