This little island in the mist caught my eye during today’s travels – 0ne of hundreds dotting the Maine coast. And the fading color of the marsh grasses almost more intense in browns and reds than lush summer green.
From the same vantage point perched this heron amongst the cormorants, gulls, and grebes. Without the tell-tell graceful neck, it took me quite a while to decide this was a great blue heron tucked in against the late-summer chill.
The Wolf is possibly my most requested pattern. It’s also the pattern that I’ve struggled over more than any other. Wolves come in so many shades and markings – there’s no one “right” pattern. This is the third wolf I’ve drafted and stitched over the last few weeks. The two previous attempts were more complicated. This wolf relies on felt choices and floss colors to come alive. I hope you have fun with him!
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