GRRRRRR!

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This falls under the heading of Reading Is A Good Thing with a  
subheading of Read Carefully 2 Or Even 3 Times Before Starting.

I'm about 2/3 done with my current project, a Victorian house.  I've  
been working on the "trees" on the sides and am nearly done.  I just  
noticed last week that 2 symbols use the same blended threads and  
thought, Huh.  Didn't think too much about it because one was a half  
cross and the other a full cross, so okay.

Then last night, as I was getting even closer to the end, I found out  
that the half cross was supposed to be *3* strands, not 2.  GRRRRR!

So, I spent the time I should have been nearly completing *all* the  
trees going over the half crosses a 2nd time.  Thankfully it wasn't on  
the full crosses, because that would have been much harder and I  
probably wouldn't have bothered.

And yes, I can tell a difference in the areas I have restitched, so I'm  
glad in the end that I put in the effort.

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                Joan

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Re: GRRRRRR!
Joan, that would have been terrible if it had been full crosses so consider  
yourself lucky.  LOL.  I am close to the finish on my project and discovered  
a symbol that isn't listed so I had to do some guess work by looking at the  
photo and going from that.
Sharon in MN

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Re: GRRRRRR!
On 8/9/2017 11:55 AM, sharoncapps wrote:
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Oooo, *another* fun challenge!  I don't think I've ever run into that  
particular problem (knock wood).


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                Joan

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Re: GRRRRRR!
What I determined to be the problem is that they just use the wrong symbol  
in that section for one they already had used for that color in another  
area.  It worked out anyway so that is what counts.  If not right no one  
will ever know.  LOL
Sharon in MN

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Re: GRRRRRR!
On 8/11/2017 5:58 AM, sharoncapps wrote:
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One of the many benefits of cs! :)

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                Joan

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Re: GRRRRRR!
I find this to be a particular problem with Mill Hill cross stitch kits on  
perforated paper. Their patterns are done right, it's just that I forget to
 look at the "number of threads used" part. Now I try to remember to use a  
highlighter to highlight this detail, but sometimes my mind still skips rig
ht over it. It is certainly a pain in the BUTT when it happens.

hugs,
Violet

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