Modification Monday

  • Modification Monday: Sea Glass Sweater

    Original Pattern: Sea Glass Cardi  Knitter Extraordinaire:  Grace (Ravelry ID) Mods: Made a long sleeved pullover version of the original cardigan, plus added a bit of positive ease for a more relaxed fit. Full details can be found on her project page, here. What Makes This Awesome:  The original cardigan is pretty, but I find

  • Modification Monday: Vale Cardigan

    Original Pattern: Vale Knitter Extraordinaire: Beata (Ravelry ID, blog) Mods:  Made a steeked cardigan version of the cape, with twisted rub cuffs and button plackets, and stockinette sleeves. Her project page can be found here and more details on her blog post, here. What Makes This Awesome:  You may recognize Beata as the brains behind the

  • Modification Monday: Kai-Mei Cardigan

    Original Pattern: Kai-Mei Knitter Extraordinaire: Erika (Ravelry ID, blog) Mods: Created a top down raglan sweater and featured the lace from the original sock pattern, and changed the gauge from fingering to worsted. More photos can be found on her project page, here. What Makes This Awesome:  This is a great idea that I highly

  • Modification Monday: Stripy Hitchicker

    Original Pattern: Hitchhiker Knitter Extraordinaire: Yvette Rose (Ravelry ID) Mods:  Changed the shawl to a stripe pattern using three different colourways, and used an i-cord edging to hide the yarn changes. Great details are on her project page, including step by step instructions for the i-cord edging, can be found here. What Makes This Awesome:

  • 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