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Two symbols coded for one color on chart
Mon, May 16, 2016 10:01 PM
Posted by Maureen
I am getting ready to start Shimmering Mermaid by Mirabilia. On the chart it says V or 2 with DMC color 992 next to these two symbols. It reads as: V or 2 992, meaning DMC 992 is the color for the symbol V or for the symbol 2 on the chart. Does anyone know what this means? I'm not sure if I am supposed to decide which place on the chart I should use this color. There are also two other symbols with "or" in between them that are next to one DMC color. I have never seen this before on a chart. Has anyone ever encountered this? Any ideas would be welcomed. Thanks!
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    Reply from Amanda Williamson
    Wednesday, May 18, 2016 11:02 AM
    Hi Maureen, This is a strange one. Not seen this before. Is there a V and a 2 symbol on the chart?, if there is only one of them I am wondering that when the chart was produced some were printed with a V and others 2. I don't know whether this helps at all, let me know.
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    • Reply from Maureen
      Wednesday, May 18, 2016 4:30 PM
      Hi Amanda,

      Thanks for replying. Yes, both the V and the 2 are on the chart. It's so strange to me. There is also another DMC color that is coded the same way, with two different symbols and "or" in between them. Those two symbols are both on the chart as well. I was thinking to use the same color for each symbol and hope for the best. Before I do that, I might call the owner of a stitching shop I use. She is a seasoned stitcher and may have some advice.

      Thanks again for replying.
      Maureen Go to top