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original image - 1509 x 2010 pattern image

image cropped and sized for 6"x8" on 18 point; 108 columns by 144 rows

finished needlepoint after stitching shades 0-9   after stitching shades 0-14 after stitching shades 0-20 detail    
Walt Whitman original, cleaned, from Wikimedia Commons Walt Whitman needlepoint portrait pattern image Walt Whitman needlepoint portrait 6"x8" on 18pt canvas Walt Whitman needlepoint portrait after shade 9   Walt Whitman needlepoint portrait after shade 14 Walt Whitman needlepoint portrait after shade 20 Walt Whitman needlepoint portrait detail