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Sunday, April 28, 2013

Y is for Yarr

Another lovely one from Heaven and Earth Designs.  This is Yarr, by Marta Dahlig.

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In June or July I'm supposed to go on a little vacation, and I plan to take Yarr with me.  It's not a busy vacation, it's a relax-in-the-middle-of-nowhere vacation, and I think I can have a pretty good start on him.

Especially if I leave my other projects at home!

Since I want to start him so soon, he is also kitted and ready to go.   I thought I would show you his components all spread out:

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That's a 30x36 piece of 22ct hardanger, all his floss, and his pattern.  I only spread the pages a little, there are 36 total, although some are half pages and the bottom row of pages is only about 20 rows total.  He's actually medium-sized for a HAED, with not as much floss as some.  (Amanda and Axel, for instance, has less colors but takes 27! skeins of black).

One day to go!  Whatever shall Z be...?


  1. Ohhh I like this one. Looking forward to seeing your start on it. I recently put Marta Dahlig's Icicles chart on lay away. I really like her art work.

  2. WOW that's a big kit! All those floss changes would put me right off. The multipage instructions have always been hard for me too.

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  4. So, when you're vacation is done, will he be finished? Or, is he going to find new friends in you WIP? Just asking because, I have a WIP that could use a handsome young man. I am taking a trip next month and taking one of my x-stitch WIP's with me. I hope it will be a done deal by the time I get home.

  5. What a great project! I'm not very crafty myself; I have all of the enthusiasm but none of the talent!

  6. What a great chart Tama. BUT, that piece of fabric and all that floss scare the heck out of me.


  7. It should be F for Fwwarrrrr!!! Nice abs on him. Have a great holiday you're off to a good start with a very cool cross stitch project to look forward to.
    Alicia xox