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Wednesday, October 10, 2007

Apple jacket


On some list I am on, somebody posted a picture of a knitted "apple jacket". There was much laughter about it, but the apple jackets are selling for $18 each.
http://store.roseandradish.com/product-exec/product_id/1596/nm/Jacqueline_Dufresne_Apple_Jacket

So I thought, what the heck, I bet I can crochet one. So I did. I used Lion Brand Nature's Choice cotton
http://cache.lionbrand.com//yarns/naturesChoice.html

I finally got around to taking a picture of it and posting it here. I haven't sold any, but I also haven't offered any for sale. I made the pattern up, so it's all mine;)

So if there are any requests, I'll write up the pattern and make it available. The apple in this jacket happens to be a large Gala apple which is going to be sacrificed shortly as a midday snack. It must be hard to be a model in the cruel world;)

_enjoy_

5 comments:

Fern said...

Okay, don't tell the ladies in crochet snark, but I, personally, would love the pattern to make an apple cosy of my own :)

Veritas said...

Same here... they're very cute, and actually somewhat functional... maybe... sort of?

Anna said...

I for one, would love to see the pattern!

de said...

I think it's a terrific idea, whether in knit or crochet. The crochet might actually have a bit more bulk, which would be nice if you've got the apple in a purse or other bag where it might get banged up. Reminds me of the styrofoam nets that are around fancy pears in the grocery store, but this is reusable. What's not to like?

miss_kitty1965 said...

I just love it and would love to have the pattern.
what a neat idea too :>)