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The Deadly Aquarium SAL - Digital PDF Cross Stitch Pattern

The Deadly Aquarium SAL - Digital PDF Cross Stitch Pattern

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Welcome to the "The Deadly Aquarium" Stitch along!

This stitch-along features an aquarium filled with the worlds’ most dangerous and strange sea creatures. Each week will have a different theme and will include an index with information about the featured creatures. All of the animals in the aquarium represent real species. The pattern contents will be kept secret until each section is released.


SAL Pattern Release Schedule:

- April 12th: Aquarium tank frame. This section is mostly structural and will establish the framework for the scene. You will have six weeks to complete it before the next section is released.
- May 24th: Exhibit 1
- May 31st: Exhibit 2
- June 7th: Exhibit 3
- June 14th: Exhibit 4
- June 21st: *** week off ***
- June 28th: Exhibit 5
- July 5th: Exhibit 6
- July 12th: Exhibit 7
- July 19th: Exhibit 8
- July 26th: Exhibit 9
- August 2nd: *** week off ***
- August 9th: Exhibit 10
- August 16th: Exhibit 11
- August 23rd: Exhibit 12
- August 30th: Exhibit 13


If you sign up for the SAL, each pattern will be emailed to you by 11 am PDT on the release date. By purchasing this listing, you give Lola Crow permission to email you updates for the SAL. Your email will not be used for any other purpose and will be removed from our list when the SAL is complete.
Patterns will also be uploaded to a password protected page on the Lola Crow website.

The skill level of this stitch-along is advanced beginner/intermediate. There are a lot of color changes and some back stitching.

Suggested fabrics:
“Beanstalk” linen or Aida by Fiber on a Whim
"Sea Foam" linen by Weeks Dye Works
“Aqua Blue” Aida by Zweigart
“Minty Green” Aida by Wichelt

The piece will look best stitched on a light/medium blue, green, gray, or aqua.

The finished design is 230 x 166 stitches.

Size (margins not included):
14 ct: 16.4 x 11.9 inches, 41.7 x 30.1 cm
16 ct: 14.4 x 10.4 inches, 36.5 x 26.4 cm
18 ct: 12.8 x 9.2 inches, 32.5 x 23.4 cm

32 DMC colors used (one skein or less, unless otherwise specified):

DMC 07, DMC 08, DMC 35, DMC 208, DMC 210, DMC 310 (4 skeins), DMC 351, DMC 352, DMC 501, DMC 502, DMC 503, DMC 645, DMC 646, DMC 647, DMC 648, DMC 704, DMC 777, DMC 782, DMC 817, DMC 824, DMC 838, DMC 839, DMC 840, DMC 844, DMC 890, DMC 918, DMC 920, DMC 3345, DMC 3346, DMC 3820, DMC 3857, DMC BLANC (2 skeins)

PDF pattern file will include the following pages:

- Sample picture of the finished piece
- Instructions and details including colors and amounts of thread needed
- Pattern on a single page for use with phones/tablets
- Pattern with black and white symbols on multiple pages (large format)
- Pattern with color block and symbols on multiple pages (large format)
- Separate PDF file optimized for import into pattern keeper


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