… and I cannot follow instructions.
Hello, Christine. Welcome.
It all began as I was happily stitching away on my latest love, Lily Maiden. I was busily completing smyrna crosses all along the border.
Christine notices all the nods of assent around the room.
Then, it happened.
The room settles in with a hushed pause.
I finished all the crosses, and moved on to the next line of the instructions.
My instructions suddenly did not make sense. I am supposed to use another colour on the same stitch? That is not right, even for TW!
It turns out I was only supposed to stitch the x part of the stitch in the colour combination I had been using. I was then supposed to stitch the + part of the stitch in the other colour combination. Instead, I did the entire stitch in the first colour.
Murmurs of “Oh Dear” spread across the room.
Pounding fist on the table
I refuse to succumb! There is no way I will be going back and tearing out every single stitch. I know TW meant for the design to look a certain way, but I have decided to be strong and live with my mistake.
Think of me. I need your support now, in my time of need.