Wednesday, September 23, 2009

Musette
I have been holding out on you. For the last couple of months, I have been working on designing a vest. Let me tell you how this came about and then I will show you a picture.
Probably about 2 or 2 1-2 years ago, one of the fellows I used to work with went to China on vacation. He brought me 4 skeins of
some beautiful yarn ( there is a whole post about that back when I got it). I spent some time finding out what it is and then it sat, waiting for the right thing to be turned into. Not enough for a sweater, too much for a scarf and I do not do scarves.
Several months ago, I ran across a pic of a knitted vest on the internet. Very different than anything I had ever seen. I printed it out and looked and looked and looked at it. Just could not get my mind around how to do it.

Peter was here for lunch one day and he had just finished one of his designs, so we were talking about what he was going to do next. I got my pic out, and we started discussing how this could be done. By the time he left. I had a pretty good idea of how to proceed. My vest only resembles the knitted vest in basic shape, but I am quite pleased with the results. The prototype is worked in fingering wt wool. It took crocheting it 5 times to get the look I envisioned.
And, without further ado, I introduce you to Musette.


12 comments:

River Glorious said...

*Applauds enthusiastically*

Very very well done! Please continue holding out, that is, if you're going to continue creating things like these!

:D

ambar

Barbara said...

I like it!!

diane (hunter Valley, Australia) said...

Love it!The colours are beautiful. Well done, Cay

Anonymous said...

I am fortunate to be able to crochet each week with Cay. She has taught me lots of crocheting techniques. I tried on her newest creation, and loved it. She is very talented. Laurie

RitziMitzy said...

Very very nice Cay! I love the flow of the colors across the front. It looks beautiful! You did great! :) Thanks for sharing it with us.

tygger428 said...

Cay, having been lucky enough to see this in person, I'll repeat; write it up, PDF it and you can sell it on Ravelry, it is THAT good.

Anita

marbear said...

beautiful I love it good luck and keep up the great work

Crochet Connie and Snowball said...

This is stunning! Good work and congrats.

evelyn au said...

I like the color and the pattern.

Evelyn Au from Cuyahoga Falls, OH

Anonymous said...

I just stumbled across your blog and I love this vest, you should share the pattern on ravelry. And I love the yarn colors.

shirleyknits said...

Is that ever nifty! I really like it. Great job!

Julie said...

Beautiful.....can hardly wait for the pattern. Any idea when it will be available???