I’m all about repurposing a pattern. I just change up a few things here (widen the width) and there (lengthen the length) and turn the same one pattern into several different garments – like converting a lace scarf into a poncho, shawl, cowl, shrug, blanket, or whatever. This is an infinity scarf I knit, using Debbie Bliss’ Lazy Scarf pattern. I mattress stitched the ends to make a one big loop.
I’m not only cheap financially, but I’m also stingy with exerting effort. Am I lazy? Yes. Am I a one trick pony? Perhaps. But who cares if the one trick I know is really really cute.
Project: Lacy Poncho
Pattern: Inspired by Lacy Scarf by Debbie Bliss
Recipient: My sister for her birthday
Yarn: Cascade 200 Sport (3 skeins)
Color: Azure8892, purchased at WEBS Yarn
Here’s the pony gallery! I’ve knit so many of the same thing in the last year. Most of them were gifted or sold to friends.
Oh, and this lap blanket.
I’ve done the same thing with reworking and repurposing patterns. I’ve done that for both knitting and sewing. Your pieces are very beautiful. Great color selections.
Thank you! I’ve been trying to be more adventurous with colors, and Cascade makes so many vibrant hues! I’m also a creature of habit so when I see a pattern I like, I just keep using it over and over!