Sophie’s Universe parts 8 and 9

IMG_2799Well my Sophie keeps growing and growing. It’s now several feet across and a magnificent beast, even if I do say so myself ๐Ÿ™‚ Long suffering husband keeps asking me if I’m done yet. Not sure I have the heart to tell him, I’m already planning my next project ๐Ÿ™‚ Tee hee ๐Ÿ™‚

I have gone a little astray on the original planned colour placement. I was initially following the spreadsheet template that is in the helpful templates section on the lookwhatimade site. I then got carried away with the gorgeous shade of pink that I have been using and well, I am now making it up as I go along ๐Ÿ™‚ย Thank goodness that this pattern really lends itself to a more lackadaisical approach to colours.ย If you have a look online for images of Sophie (and there are lots) you will find every possible colour combination including one I found that used just one colour. It looks divine ๐Ÿ™‚ Have a look at them all hereย .

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I have found the last few parts have moved quite quickly which has been very pleasing. I think it has also moved quicker as I have got used to the style and approach of the pattern and so it is getting easier to follow too.

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One thingย I have noticed is that despite me counting up to sometimes as far as 100, it becomes clear on the next round that I stuffed up somewhere along the line. I think I touched on this briefly on my last post but felt it worth repeating. Once I realise I have missed one or added one it is much much easier to add an increase or decrease on the end of a short side rather than attempt to find out where Iย miscounted. So far it seems to be paying off and hasn’t caused the pattern to look “off” at all.

Hope you like the pictures, one of my cats decided that this was too good an opportunity to miss ๐Ÿ™‚

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As always go along to the lookwhatimade site for all the details of the written pattern and to it’s all in a nutshell Youtube channel for the video tutorials ๐Ÿ™‚

Enjoy,

 

Lx

 

 

 

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4 thoughts on “Sophie’s Universe parts 8 and 9

  1. My, you have flown through the last 4 parts! It looks great and I am pleased that you are confident now in where you can ‘fudge’ to make stitch counts add up.

    Dedri

    • WOW, thank you so much for your kind words. I am so enjoying making this and already planning to do your 2014 block CAL next ๐Ÿ™‚ love your blog too ๐Ÿ™‚

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