Modification Monday

  • Modification Monday: Leaf Devil

    Original Pattern: Spiral Cowl  Knitted Extraordinaire: Alicia (Ravelry ID) Mods: Alicia changed out the travelling stitch, and added in a custom charted stranded design of fall leaves. Details and amazing photos can be found on her project page, here. What Makes This Awesome: Alicia really enjoyed the travelling slipped stitch element from the Starfighter hat she knitted previously, and

  • Modification Monday: Milk Run Shawl

    Original Pattern: Milk Run Shawl  Knitter Extraordinaire: Tatyana (Ravelry ID) Mods:  Using the shawl as a template, Tatyana added different botanical stitch motifs to the shawl to create something completely original. Details are on her project page,  which can be found here. What Makes This Awesome: For those of you who love going through stitch

  • Modification Monday: Blast from the Past

    It doesn’t happen often (only one other time!) but I’m fresh out of Mod Mondays today! I got all confused about what day of the week it was, and suddenly woke up to discover it’s Monday. But don’t panic-  I thought about how many amazing, wonderful mods have been featured here in the past; mods

  • Modification Monday: A Different Stream Socks

    Original Pattern: Waimakariri Knitter Extraordinaire: Virpi (Ravelry ID) Mods: Virpi changed out the cable on the sock pattern for a twisted stitch design she found in a Japanese stitch dictionary.  Details can be found on her project page, here. What Makes This Awesome: How many of us have thumbed through a stitch dictionary, feeling so

  • Modification Monday: Toor Toor Baa Baa

    Original Patterns: Toor Toor and Baa-ble Hat  Knitter Extraordinaire: Tanya (Ravelry ID) Mods: Using the Toor Toor sweater as the base, Tanya incorporated the sheep from the baa-ble hat pattern, and lengthened the striped sections on the sleeves. Plus, she got creative with the colours! Details can be found on her project page, here. What Makes

  • Modification Monday: Myrna

    Original Pattern: Myrna Knitter Extraordinaire: Simone (Ravelry ID) Mods:  Simone lengthened the body of the cropped cardigan, swapped out the ribbing for garter stitch, and added pockets lined with gingham fabric. Project page can be found here. What Makes This Awesome:  I absolutely love how this cardigan transformed with the garter stitch! It looks so

  • Modification Monday: Starman

    Original Pattern: Poppy Knitter Extraordinaire: Jennifer (Ravelry ID) Mods: Using the Poppy doll as a starting point, Jennifer customized the details to mimic David Bowie’s famous alter ego, Ziggy Stardust. Jennifer has done a lot of very cool mods with this pattern- check out her Wolverine, Deadpool, Hermione, Prince, and Billie Holliday! Also included notes