Tag Archives: Catbells

Dancing Round Catbells SAL

I can’t quite believe it’s been two whole weeks since I last posted, I’ve been doing a lot of stitching but issues at home have meant I’ve had little time for posting, so I’ve a few posts to write over … Continue reading

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Peppermint Purple SAL

Well I’ve started my border, and now I’ve decided which border pattern to use it’s moving on fairly quickly. This blackwork pattern is last years free SAL from Peppermint Purple, Claire (the designer) did suggest a lovely colourway but I … Continue reading

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Peppermint Purple SAL

Ever felt you have too many projects on the go? Well that’s me at the moment, it’s a good job I have these three weekly reporting in posts to keep me on track! Three weeks ago I was working my … Continue reading

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Peppermint Purple SAL

I’ve made pretty good progress with my blackwork over the last couple of weeks, it’s surprising how much you can do when you focus on something! Three weeks ago I was still stitching the blocks in the lake, trying to … Continue reading

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Peppermint Purple SAL

It’s three weeks since I last shared my progress on my Peppermint Purple blackwork. This is the free SAL that Claire from Peppermint Purple has kindly published for at least the last two years. She gives layout options and colour … Continue reading

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Peppermint Purple SAL

Since I finished my Jacquie Magic Needle-case I’ve been mulling over whether to start a new project I have several in the pipeline!) or whether to finish something first. I put my sensible hat on for once and I’m going … Continue reading

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Peppermint Purple SAL

I got a bit behind with my blackwork SAL, this is the one designed by Peppermint Purple with a block released each week, There is a recommended colour scheme which is rather nice, but I decided in January to make … Continue reading

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Walking in the Lakes

Helen and I had a few days in the Lake District last week, staying in a lovely flat above the Wheatsheaf Inn in Lorton. Lorton is nicely situated in between Keswick and Buttermere, so all my favourite places to walk … Continue reading

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Peppermint Purple SAL

I spent a lovely few days last week in the Lake District with my daughter Helen. We walked during the day and as usual I had a little sewing with me to do in the evenings. I managed a bit … Continue reading

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Peppermint Purple SAL

I’ve just caught up with the Peppermint Purple SAL, this is a blackwork sampler stitch-a-long which lasts all year, one block a week, we have just completed week 30! I find it easier to do several at a time as … Continue reading

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