Monday, 24 January 2011

Modification Mondays: Jessie Milo


Original Pattern: Milo

Knitter Extraordinaire: Meike (Ravelry ID)

Mods: Used a lovely charted design from this sock pattern and altered the sizing and decreases. Great details can be found on her project page, here.

What Makes This Awesome: This is a beautiful example of using colourwork in a knit that didn't originally call for colourwork. Altering the gauge and using the colourblocking stripes of flowers gives this little pullover vest such beauty.  I don't think this could be a more perfect piece- it's fresh, light, and flat out stunning.



15 comments:

fridica said...

You've dug out a real gem this time - thank you!

Siga said...

This is sooo cute! I did not think the original pattern was any special, but with these mods it is!

del said...

Awww, that is too precious! Love it.

Delusional Knitter said...

That is beautiful. looks so nice with the colorwork.

Katie said...

I second fridica's comment - this one is really special! Composition is gorgeousss.

Jacey said...

Aww, how cute! I seem to only have little boys to knit for lately. Someone should have a girl...

French Press Knits said...

Oh...what fun! BTW... just saw Alana's new pattern- you look stunning!! I may need to start sending my handknits your way - you can be the face of the knitting industry :)

hibou said...

How sweet! I love the retro feel.

SatuK said...

Oh how lovely!

CU@5 said...

It's so beautiful that I want to have a baby! Anyways, I'll add it to my to-knit-list.
Cheers!

Jelly Wares said...

Wow, that sure does look amazing...

Jodie :)

Sticky Penguin said...

That's just gorgeous - the progression of colours and the detailed pattern are so lovely. Very impressive!

Louise said...

Your changes turned out great. I really like the colours you used.

myknittingcircle.com said...

Being able to modify a pattern is one of the wonderful things about knitting. I love what you did.

CanarySanctuary said...

So beautiful - I really love the colour choices!