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What color is that??
Sat, Feb 11, 2017 4:37 PM
Posted by Missy
I don't typically purchase "kits" but came across one at our favorite second chance shoppe that I fell in love with. It was unopened and complete. The floss is cut super long and the list of colors are extremely difficult to identify. I would do it by the count but since they are longer than normal I simply can't sort them out. I tried counting each as two and even three and the numbers still don't work. I tried comparing them to my own stash of colors but even that isn't working because the name and numbers don't match up. Help!!
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    Reply from Busydebbie
    Thursday, February 16, 2017 6:02 PM
    Sometimes the extra long strands need to be cut in half to match up to the stated number in the key area Go to top
    • Reply from Whitney Sears
      Friday, February 17, 2017 12:27 PM
      That happened to me once with a kit I bought. I loved the pattern but just couldn't figure out the threads and colors. I called the company that was listed on the instructions sheet and they said there was a change in the colors. They sent me the new pattern with the new key on it and the colors matched up perfectly. They were able to email it to me so I could start work on it right away and then also sent me a hard copy.

      You may want to call them and tell them about your struggle and see if they have a solution for you. Go to top