Modification Monday

  • Modification Monday: Smithfield

    for May 18th Original Pattern: Smithfield Pullover Knitter Extraordinaire: Monica (Ravelry ID) Mods: Turned the pullover pattern into a cardigan, with a great buttonband and keeping the funnel neck. Details can be found on her project page, here. What Makes This Awesome: I love how Monica kept the details that made the original pattern appealing- the texture, the

  • Modification Monday: Spring Cable Socks

    Original Pattern: Spring Cable  Knitter Extraordinaire: Judy (Ravelry ID) Mods: Added a second cable up the other side of each sock for symmetry, changed the top ribbing to be single twisted rib. Full details on her mod can be found on her project page, here. What Makes This Awesome: I have always liked cables and moss

  • Modification Monday: Ze Tiny Baby Pants

    Original Pattern: Ze Tiny Pants Knitter Extraordinaire: Cassy (Ravelry ID, blog) Mods: changed the pattern to be top down, adjusted the gauge, and added short rows to the bottom to add extra room for cute little diapered baby bums. project page can be found here. What Makes This Awesome: Babies! in knits!! That’s what makes this

  • Modification Monday: Cathedral Tee

    Original Patterns: Cathedral and Chinese Checkers  Knitter Extraordinaire: Erin (Ravelry ID) Mods: Improvised a top down raglan t-shirt with the eyelet design being a combination of the lace from the Cathedral shawl and Chinese checkers, from Barbara Walker. Her project page can be found here, and has great details on how she worked the t

  • Modification Monday: Mouton Mix

    Original Patterns: Dessine-Moi Un Mouton and Spring Lines Knitter Extraordinaire: Gaby (Ravelry ID) Mods: Gaby combined the two patterns, using the texture and shaping of Dessine-Moi un Mouton and added in the great stripes from spring lines. Details are on her project page, which can be found here. I highly recommend checking out the additional

  • Modification Monday: Grey Memories Cocoon Hat

    Original Patterns: Cocoon and Green Memories Knitter Extraordinaire: Erika (Ravelry ID) Mods: Erika combined the texture from the Cocoon hat pattern and the colourwork  and crown shaping from Green Memories. details can be found on her project page,  here. What Makes This Awesome: Texture AND colourwork, people! I love it. This hat feels really modern because

  • Modification Monday: Beekman Tavern with a Vintage Twist

    Original Pattern: Beekman Tavern  Knitter Extraordinaire: Liz (Ravelry ID, blog) Mods: Raised the neckline, shortened the sweater and modified for negative ease. Details of Liz’s sweater can be found on her project page, here. What Makes This Awesome: Liz hit upon all the key criteria for sweaters with a vintage flair- crew neck, hip length, and