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MStanley,
Welcome! Smile
At this time we support only certain stitches such as single crochet, Tunisian and filet crochet. In the future we'll be adding other stitches. In the meantime, the problem with single crochet to half double crochet would make it a very different size of stitch. Depending on your gauge, you could end up with a very distorted piece. It's not the width of the stitches that's the problem...it's the height. While your stitch width would likely remain the same (unless you were to switch to a different yarn or hook than what you've been using), the height of your stitch will be more elongated, as a half double crochet is taller than a single crochet. I don't remember offhand, but I want to say a half double for me is about 1 1/2 times the height of a single crochet. It's not a lot, but it's just enough to throw it off.
With more elongated stitches, your graph for a single crochet will end up with fewer rows per inch, meaning your entire piece will be elongated. If you're working with something that isn't critical to remaining true to how long the stitches are, you'll be okay, but in most cases, I'd say your finished item will be longer than anticipated and the longer stitches may look wonky.
I wish there were more of a direct correlation, but while the width of the different stitches are usually the same, the height is usually different. Frown


Amy,

In addition to needing a better format, I can see where this image could be problematic, even in GIF form. The problem with the image itself is that inner line. The freePatternWizard will do its best with it, but since the outer line is thick and the inner line is thin, it's going to have trouble designating which stitch is for which line. There's not enough space and too much line, too close together.

There are alternatives. You could make the fleur-de-lis as a solid and then cross stitch over your single crochets to make the inner line. Another possibility would be to surface crochet with your color for that inner line. That would probably look the best! Smile You could also just do some simple experimenting...make a gauge swatch and see how it looks to surface crochet or cross stitch over your single crochets, to give you an idea of what would work best. Smile

Isabelle,

Thanks for the input!

I'm working on what I'm hoping will be a nice solution.  It looks like I'll be able to make it do a download like before — with a single click.

I hope to have a solution on Saturday (actually later today) although it might take a couple days to implement the entire update since there are a couple areas of our site that do downloading.  I do know we'll get it working.

Early versions of the Android browser that comes standard on devices as well as some versions of Chrome have problems with certain downloads from a secure site.  I'll look into Mozilla after I bring up the fix for Android/Chrome and will post again with progress later today/this evening.

Terry

Juan,

Welcome!

If you've chosen "standard" crochet, in the UK and Australia (and perhaps some other countries of which I'm not aware) that means a double crochet stitch.  In the US, it's called a single crochet.  (This is why we call it standard, because if we were to call it a single crochet, our friends in the UK and Australia would probably be lost!)

If you've chosen Tunisian, it depends on which Tunisian stitch you've chosen; the shape of your stitch will be determined by your gauge.

If you've subscribed to and are using filet, in the US, your standard stitches for that are the double crochet and chain.  In the UK, you would be using the treble and the chain stitch.

Hope that helps!

i'll let you know if you use a phrase we're not familiar with Smiley
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