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Thanks so much for your response! (and this site!!) 

This is my latest project, this block is the Green Lantern emblem.

Of course this one is Wonder Woman.

I have 2 more blocks to go for this piece, Flash and Green Arrow. I'm working it in tunisian knit with Caron One Pound acrylic yarn.

Wow ... these are absolutely gorgeous!!!! Thank you for sharing these.  Pretty awesome!

Welcome!  Smile

What you're seeing is what can happen when you're trying to change the size of your image through the freePatternWizard, though there are other reasons it can happen, too.

For instance, if you're trying to go from something much larger down to a much smaller size, you won't get optimal results.

It also depends on the format of your original.  If you're going from a jpg, that can give you less optimal results.  A jpg isn't a great image to begin with (gifs or pngs are better formats); however, that said, if you go from a jpg to a gif or png, that won't alleviate the problem, because if it's already been in a jpg format, you'll get the same smudgy file you started with!

A better way of handling image manipulation, making the image larger or smaller, rather than through the freePatternWizard, is to use a graphics program.  I know of two very powerful (and free!) programs, Gimp and  You can find them here:

I can't talk about how they work, as I use an ancient version of Paint Shop Pro, but this is the best way to accomplish file manipulation, through a program that will help you optimize the image.  Smile  It works best if you can go from an original that's pretty much pixel to pixel, e.g., a 300 x 300 image to a 300 x 300 graph.  But if your image is way larger or way smaller, that's not going to give you your best reslults.

Hope this helps...if you can give a little more info about the kind of image you're using and the file format, we can attempt to pinpoint what's going on.  Smile  The stray pixel cleanup can only go so far, so remember that if your image has other problems, you won't get a good result even with the stray pixel cleanup option checked.  Smile

Thank you so much.

Hi can I please have my graph size increased?

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