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But wait, real Missoni could be mine..

that’s right, if I plunk down $100, I could get my very own sweater knits (two yards) of Missoni, actually from Italy Missoni sweater knit. It’s over at Emma One Sock, and I’m tempted, really tempted. I could make a gorgeous ruana or open cardigan with some of the lacey varieties. I do have a 10 percent coupon in one of my magazines…

But I’ve already taken home two yards of Christine Jonson’s missoni-esque (with a little M) rayon lycra knit print which will make a fab reversible hoodie sweatercoat using her Travel Trio Two pattern, lengthened at the hem.

I also took home some other lovely knits from Christine Jonson’s studio open house in Detroit two weeks ago. And I am planning to sew on my birthday weekend for sure. There’ll even be some beach time, too, never thought THAT would happen – but Indian Summer is really wonderful this year. Forecast is sunny and mid 70s all weekend. Can’t beat that the first weekend in October!

By paradise

I'm Ann. I've been sewing since I was 9. My first project was a denim wrap skirt. Thrifting is a way of life for me - both eco-chic and financially savvy.

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