Missoni zig zag is one of my favourite google images searches, so you can imagine my delighted gasp when I spotted this in an antique shop today...
I desperately wanted to buy it (it was a little expensive, but can you put a price on a perfect first-prize winning 1953 crochet blanket?), but I also desperately wanted to MAKE it. So it looks like I have a new project to dream about. This one seems to be in pure wool, and quite a fine yarn - probably a 4 ply (fingering). So it will take ages. And probably cost more in yarn than the vintage one. Hmmm.... maybe I should go back and buy it? ;)
***Hello and a huge thank you to my lovely etsy customers! I was thrilled to have so many orders and beautiful personal messages from buyers this weekend. This morning I posted parcels to England, Scotland, Sweden, Germany and of course, Australia. Having so much fun with this shop.***
Oh, and if you are in Toowoomba, you can see some of my prints at 53Russell Gallery. The one below isn't there yet, as it has been the most popular and the edition is almost sold out, but I will have a small edition of a larger size in this one available there soon.