There are some great websites that you can use to look up to get information
about types of stitches and how to use them:
Royal School of Needlework stitchbank
Double chain stitch
Heavy chain stitch
Frequently asked questions
Can I still get involved if I do not live in Dundee?
Yes. We aim to match groups of people together on a geographical basis. We do have stitchers out with Dundee already.
Can I join existing groups of stitchers.
Yes, this should be possible. Please let Lyndsey know where you live and she will suggest a group to join.
Do you provide needles, rings and hoops?
There are no needles and there's no hoop in the stitcher pack.
Re hoops - just use your own judgment re this.
Use whatever hoops you find easiest to work with depending on the section you're working on.
Using a hoop helps to avoid creating
Are there plans for other times and venues for those that cannot attend on a Monday?
Hopefully, yes. We will let you know about other options as and when they become available.
Where is the Linen from?
What is the name of the yarn supplier?
Appleton’s – it is the same as was used in The Great Tapestry of Scotland.
What is in a Stitch pack?
The pack includes the yarns, a piece of linen union to practice on, the instructions and a copy of the colour story.
I am an inexperienced stitcher, how can I become involved?
Please contact Lyndsey with all of your details and she will let you know how and where you can participate.