Sunday, June 10, 2007

Wowee!

I have a terrific project to share with you for this Monday's project feature:



Isn't it lovely? This is Lynne's version of the "Fusion Waistcoast" from the March 2007 issue of Knitting magazine (a British publication). One word of caution from Lynne. If you decide to knit this pattern, be aware that there are some errors in the pattern and the armhole instructions are missing! You'll definitely want to e-mail the publication to get the corrections if you're going to knit one of these yourself.

Check out this perfect fit:



Lynne used FF Mohair/Wool DK Yarn in the "In the Pink" colorway. She had to adjust the needle size to accommodate the yarn and used US #6 and 8 needles, rather than the larger needles called for in the pattern. Lynne also warns that the sizing runs small on the vest, so you'll want to keep that in mind if you knit this pattern.

Here's a closeup so you can see the beautiful cable work:



How's that for a great project to inspire all of us to get some serious knitting done this week?! A big Thank You to Lynne for sharing her project photos and details. Fabulous job!

One final note before I sign off for today: Don't forget that I have new colorways on FF Superwash Merino Wool Sock Yarn coming this week. Eight (that's right - eight!) new colorways are just about ready to list. I should be ready to post those in my shop tomorrow or Wednesday at the latest. Keep your eyes on my Etsy shop for the new listings and also here for some photos.

Everyone have a fantastic Monday!

4 comments:

~Tonia~ said...

Wow that is pretty! She did such a great job!

Joan CBC said...

Lynne has achieved an inspired combination of stitch design and yarn, and she has certainly come up with a great fit, in spite of the problems with the errors in the pattern. Congratulations!

Katinka said...

That looks so great on Lynne! The yarn really contributes to the design, and doesn't distract with pooling, etc.

Can't wait to see the new colorways!

*haunts Etsy store*

April said...

Wow, what a beautiful vest! And of course, the yarn is fantastic.

New colorways - YAY!!!