Anyway, I moved a picture of the lion rug to Photo bucket, copied and pasted it here. Unfortunately it doesn't have the clarity that it might otherwise have but at least you can see my progress.
If you look at the mane and tail of the lion on the left you will see the colors have been changed a little. I do like the tail better than the red, and frankly that red wasn't my idea. Therefore the red tail of the lion on the right will be changed as well.
Hmmmm, as I'm looking at this picture and seeing the color of the body of the lioness, perhaps that wool is what I should intersperse in the mane of the male lion. Funny how you don't see things when they are so close to you but now it is clear to me at this distance and it just may work.
Also, think I'll change the gold in the top left corner to be more subdued like the other two.
So now there is only left bottom section to hook and I'll be done with the hooking. I am SO relieved to have been able to post this picture and now know what is needed for the binding tutorial of this rug.
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