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« on: July 12, 2009 04:35:01 PM »

I love Missoni's stuff! They're all amazing works of knitted art. But they're a little out of my price range. I have been trying to look for patterns that look a lot like a real Missoni, but I haven't had any luck. Does anyone know of any?  I particularly love this skirt http://www.net-a-porter.com/product/22808?cm_mmc=LinkshareUS-_-Custom-_-Link-_-Builder&siteID=Hy3bqNL2jtQ-z1cO0Jg5_urio2xwhq9qbw, and I think I'm going to attempt to make it. I have been looking for some really beautiful knitting stitches that would work for it, but I am having a hard time finding anything that resembles the green scalloped row, the pale pink row, or the white/purple rows. Any suggestions?
« Reply #1 on: July 12, 2009 05:17:41 PM »

The hem looks like bear claw, Nicky Epstein did that in one of her "edge" books or you could use this free afghan pattern.

The pale pink looks like ostrich/peacock plume and you could get that from this bolero pattern.

The white/purple looks like a pretty common leaf pattern, you could figure it out from this counterpane pattern.
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« Reply #2 on: July 14, 2009 01:02:50 PM »

Thanks for your help!
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« Reply #3 on: July 14, 2009 01:05:51 PM »

Check out the patterns on knittingfool, as well.  There are several "leaf" motifs that might work well for you!

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