Margie, her photos are taken at a greater distance than yours, so it is possible that accounts for the difference.
It is also possible that she crochets much tighter...
Beautiful pattern stitch, BTW.
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to catch up on my knitting after my HS reunion weekend
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― Elizabeth Zimmerman