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Topic: Anyone else working on the Catherdral Rose Window?  (Read 939 times)
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« on: June 22, 2011 08:09:19 AM »

   I started one this week and I don't know if it's me or if it's the pattern, but I keep having to correct every row to make the counts come out right. I have looked at all the pattern correction sites and the places where they say the pattern is off I have no trouble with. Tongue
My only guess is because the pattern I have is the new color, latest release not the original book. Any help is greatly appreciated.

   I didn't follow the color suggestions from the new pattern, they just didn't seem to have the "sun through a window" look to me. Here is what I have so far if anyone is interested.

« Reply #1 on: June 22, 2011 08:31:38 AM »

I can't help you with the pattern questions, but I wanted to tell you that what you've got so far is great!  The light colored fill is perfect for prismatic light.

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« Reply #2 on: June 22, 2011 11:48:05 AM »

Thank You Eamea! This is the hardest color selection afghan I have had to make so far. I bought one skein of every variegated yarn I could find at my local shop just to get the look I wanted. I am designing another afghan that uses all them as well so I didn't feel gluttonous. Wink

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« Reply #3 on: June 22, 2011 06:11:31 PM »

I totally admire your dedication! Your color choice is wonderful I've seen one done in autumn colors that was stunning, too. I read somewhere that you have to change hook sizes on some of the units to get the pieces to fit.


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« Reply #4 on: October 12, 2011 12:31:07 AM »

Hopefully you havent given up on this yet, even more so i hope its finished.  I actually completed one!! and yes the pattern doesnt come out right, you simply just have to be diligent and correct where wrong. At least that's what i did.  GOOD LUCK!! btw mine too MONTHS to finish. If you click on my name you'll find it under topics posted. Grin
« Reply #5 on: October 23, 2011 05:23:45 AM »

I would love to be able to make such a beautiful piece. I don't like when you have to keep making correction after correction on poorly written patterns Sad However you are very good at making it work for you Smiley I totally love the colors!

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