[HNW] need needlepoint advice/help

Dorothy Hartel angdorothy at gmail.com
Fri Jul 16 02:44:43 PDT 2010


Another trick
Look at your Paternayan wool 3 ply, usually the 3 strands are of different
weights.
If using two strands, put the biggest and thinnest together  so that it
should equal two of the middle weight.
Done differently it could affect your coverage.Some call it Papa, Moma, and
Baby!
Dorothy

On Thu, Jul 15, 2010 at 9:45 AM, Kathryn Newell <c.knewell at comcast.net>wrote:

> I'm about to start a needlepoint/tapestry project. I will be working this
> on size 10 mesh canvas-- which I haven't used in quite a while. I will be
> using Paternayan tapestry wool.
>
> Should I use all 3 strands, or 2? I tend to "work tight" -- which I am
> going to try not to do! A preliminary test showed me that 2 strands will
> work OK.
>
> I tried Googling "needlepoint FAQ" and found answers to just about
> everything but this. Help!
>
> --Kathryn
> SCA: Kathryn Goodwyn
> "too many centuries...too little time"
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