Modification Monday

  • Modification Monday: Matchbox

     And the winner of the Inspiration Knits shawl pattern giveaway is…. Jenna,for her comment: I’ve got some Panda Silk DK that would be lovely for the Fresco pattern…it’s a coral and teal variegated…or some beautiful SweetGeorgia Tough Love Sock in Tourmaline I picked up on a recent trip for the Painted pattern! I love patterns

  • Modification Monday: Hawser with Split Side Seams

    Original Pattern: Hawser Knitter Extraordinaire: Erica (Ravelry ID, blog) Mods: Modified the pattern to be knitted flat, and did split hem. For details on her modifications, check out her project page, here. What Makes This Awesome: I think a lot of us have seen the beautiful Hawser pattern (because when Jared Flood designs a new

  • Modification Monday: Honey Stitch Cowl

    Original Pattern: Honey Stitch Cowl  Knitter Extraordinaire: Michelle (Ravelry ID) Mods: Changed the gauge from Bulky to Worsted, and adjusted the length/circumference to make this a one skein project. More details can be found on her project page, here. What Makes This Awesome: I suspect most knitters would look at the lovely original pattern and

  • Modification Monday: Dragonflies Cardigan

    Original Pattern: Dragonflies Jumper Knitter Extraordinaire: Tasha (Ravelry ID,  blog ) Mods: Changed the original top-down pullover into a cropped bottom-up cardigan, changing the neckline to a v-neck. Project page with great notes and photos can be found here. What Makes This Awesome: Tasha knit the original pattern as-is before deciding to modify it into this

  • Modification Monday: Beekman Tavern

    Original Pattern: Beekman Tavern Knitter Extraordinaire: Susan (Ravelry ID, blog) Mods: Revamped the neckline, raised the back with short rows, and created a funnel neck. Details can be found on her project page, here. What Makes This Awesome: The neckline of a sweater has a massive impact on it’s wear-ability- if you don’t feel comfortable

  • Modification Monday: Orange Tabby

    Original Pattern: Peter Rabbit  Knitter Extraordinaire: Maureen (Ravelry ID) Mods: Changed the rabbit pattern into a cat by changing the head piece to be wider in the middle, adding ears and a tail, and changed the gauge from DK to Aran. More details and adorable photos can be found on her project page, here. What

  • Modification Monday: Modified Ashby

    Original Pattern: Ashby  Knitter Extraordinaire: Andee (Ravelry ID, blog) Mods:  Modified the original shawl pattern to be an open front vest, with pockets.  Project page with additional information can be found here.  What Makes This Awesome: Andee has previously made the lovely Ashby shawl, and wanted to knit it again- and I love how she