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This was a known problem, especially when manually choosing colors.  I've corrected it in the next version and am trying to finish all the other testing soon.

I want to get the next version enabled asap because I have some new features to also finish testing so I can turn them on too.

I'm pretty much down to two issues to correct and then will make the update.



Thank you kindly!  Kiss  I'm sure we've got a lot of areas where you can help tremendously . Kiss

I have an afghan for a Wedding to crochet. May I please have an increase in stitch counts? This program is the absolute best!

Thank You

Nana Z


Welcome!  Smile

If you have a particular picture in mind and you have it on your computer, you can turn it into a crochet graph with the help of the freePatternWizard, which is available from the menu above, under "patterns/create a pattern."

I would suggest using the Stitchboard Basic Palette, as too many colors in a pattern would be next to impossible to match to yarn.

Also, as I tell people who are expert crocheters but have never made a graphghan before, from personal experience I've discovered it's best to start small and simple.  My favorite example is my almost-disastrous try at making crocheted bangle bracelets...they looked so beautiful, and since I've been crocheting for years and years, I must be expert enough, right?  Of course not!  Wink  Holding the beads, thread and hook was very awkward, challenging and not at all instinctive.  I almost gave up, but then in desperation grabbed some yarn and pony beads, and before I knew it, crocheting with beads was no longer awkward!  Smile

I would suggest starting with a pillow or some kind of square at first.  Smile  Once you feel comfortable, transitioning over to a large graphghan should be easy!  Smile

BTW, feel free to post pictures of any of your work (graphghan related or not) in our photo albums, so everyone can drool!  Wink

I posted one FREE quilting book for Kindle for today...grab it before it's gone!  (Note: you do not need to have an actual Kindle.  If you have a smartphone, you can download a Kindle reader app for FREE...if all you have is a PC, you can download to your PC...and I believe there may also be a way now of completely bypassing any kind of reader app to read directly online - though please don't quote me on that, as I'm not sure.  I find the PC reader to be quite decent for pattern content...since I don't own a Kindle, I can't say how well it works...but I would think a smaller screen would make patterns kind of difficult to read.)

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