The past few days, I've been trying to make progress on Be Merry. I am close to the spot when I will
need to move the canvas. Of course, in the process I have violated one of my cardinal rules--don't run out of yarn in two different spots, Actually, I preach to never start an area if you aren't positive you have enough fiber of the same dye lot. And I did it in two places. Admittedly, the missing stitches on the Victorian step stitch are so small, that I doubt a dye lot change will be noticeable. Less excusable is the small area of diagonal mosaic to the right.
I almost completed the slanted gobelin in alternate directions (forming a chevron) on the letter E.