Maple Leaf

Maple Leaf

Okay that was difficult. Not mind numbingly complex, just difficult. The directions in the book were along the lines of ‘as the leaf before only sc 5 around pc’. Um, yeah there were two leaves before one of which was sc 5 around pc.

So I had to look at the black and white picture and guess what I was supposed to do. I resorted to writing in the book what I did for future reference. Other than needing to clean it up and messing up the stem I’m fairly satisfied with it. I didn’t realize until I had tied off that the stem in the pic was different than the one I did.

Now I know it should be nice and flat and lace worthy but considering it’s that cusp of fall and that it’s a maple leaf I decided to leave the edges of the leaf curled for now.

I can’t wait to finish with the book and start working with the colored thread I bought!

Just picture that leaf in the burnt orange of the background. *sigh*


About Marcia Young

I’m the wife of an NCO and the mother of one, home schooled, special needs child. I have won several people’s choice awards for my fanfiction under the moniker MLMonty. All of my current published works can be found via Smashwords and other retailers under my nom de plume Marcia Young. I am currently open to finding a new literary agent and publisher.
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