Texts for chat grannies
Not everything over there is fully functional yet, and the internal links still point to this blog, and will for the indefinite future.So all the old material will be left here for archival purposes, with comments turned off.This is what the “Butterfly Band” looks like without back post stitches: This is what it looks like with back post stitches: If you chose not to make those rounds as back post stitches, and now regret your choice, I am offering you a chance to “correct” it (without frogging all the way back to Part 13).This “second chance” takes the form of Surface Slip Stitches.They just melt away into the background (unless you use a different colour like I have done).Although I have used the same hook as above, the stitches are “fatter” and make more of an impression.I ended up making them in the same colour as the first lot of Optional Flowers (in Part 4). I spent the last week in “turmoil” wondering if I should include it or not.This is what Sophie looks like with and without the Optional Flowers: And here you can see all 3 bits of Surface Crochet. I decided to heed his good council and leave well enough alone.
You were selfless and honest in sharing your joys and your sadnesses, and you have been absolutely amazing in your determination to learn, and your willingness to help and encourage others.
I had originally planned to do another bit of surface crochet around the points of the 4 Petals formed by the Long Sides, but Mr. So now we are officially (and unofficially) done with Sophie’s Universe. ” by sharing a selfie with your sophie, using the hasthag #Selphie.
If you have made Sophie using Scheepjeswol yarn, you can also use the hashtag #sophiesuniverseselfie. Cuddling my Stonewashed XL Sophie…and taking a #Scheepjes Selfie while I'm at it…
After that I will prattle on about Sophie a wee bit more (because there are people to thank and tears to be shed – at least on my part).
In Parts 13 and 15 I gave you the option of making Rounds 91 and 98 as back post stitches instead of regular stitches.
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I hope you will be able to apply what you have learnt to other patterns, and that you will continue to encourage and inspire others with your love of crochet!