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Stitch for Scotland

For anyone who lives in Scotland to share local ideas, resources and chat.

Location: Scotland, UK
Members: 32
Latest Activity: Oct 17, 2019

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Supplies & Suppliers

Started by Harrison's mom. Last reply by Harrison's mom Jul 11, 2013. 29 Replies

I would like to tell you of my best bargain. This little (but well stocked) wool shop always has a great range of yarns. They do follow fashions and as a result, there are always some oof 'last…Continue

re-an ex-pat Scot

Started by CHARIS GRIFFIN. Last reply by Jayne Murphy Oct 9, 2011. 5 Replies

Hi to all in Scotland. I am actually cheating by joining as I am a Scot who has lived in Cornwall for 23 years but having been brought up in Glasgow and still having family living there I thought I…Continue

Soweto Gospel Choir at Edinburgh Festival

Started by Diane McTigue. Last reply by Julia Dee Jun 27, 2010. 6 Replies

Hi  all - I was just having a quick flick through the Edinburgh festival guide and the Soweto Gospel Choir are performing at the Assemby Hall from 6th August to 30th August.  It's only an hour show…Continue

Stash busters

Started by Harrison's mom Oct 7, 2009. 0 Replies

Inspired by the African squares for August (before I was part of the forum) I intend to make some Scottish/St Andrews day squares for November. Any one fancy joining in?JeniContinue

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Comment by Harrison's mom on July 27, 2012 at 7:11am

Nothing better than the sound of the pipe band. Harrison  enjoyed the music while we were at the Olympics 2012 football today at Hampden Park.

Jeni

Comment by Harrison's mom on June 18, 2012 at 8:28am

Did you all know that Sainsbury is now doing yarn? Might be handy for some who live far from yarn shops.

Jeni

Comment by Harrison's mom on June 17, 2012 at 3:57am

No Jayne, I didn't know there was one. Last time I was through in Perth was to see a glass exhibition in the museum. I had a good shop and prowl with my mom and Harrison. We ended up walking in to a lovely craft day on its big opening and I got a good deal on some charity shop yarns too.

Jeni

Comment by Jayne Murphy on April 20, 2012 at 10:32am

is anyone going to the Perth Knitting show in May ?

Comment by mary on November 17, 2011 at 10:40am

Oh i've been off line for a week and a bit due to broadband problems and ill but actually had to buy more wool! I've done one and a half blankets though so been productive. And last week my mom sent 10 knitted teddies and 10 hats i'd done by airmail! She suck the cost via my dad's business. I've got a crazy idea that it would be great to get up to 10 blankets by dec if Jigsaw will keep on taking them until then.

Comment by Harrison's mom on November 10, 2011 at 10:26am

Oh, I am a little jealous of you getting to the bottom of your stash. My yarn seems to be breeding. I have loads even though I am trying to crochet as fast as my hook will allow.

Jeni

Comment by mary on October 13, 2011 at 10:42am
yes its a HUGE incentive to actually finish off blankets! I've got another 3 nearly ready to take up to Jigsaw tomorrow.  And 2/3 of the squares needed for a 4th blanket. But I am actually running out of wool yarn!
Comment by Harrison's mom on October 13, 2011 at 9:31am

Well done Mary. Aren't the Jigsaw staff lovely. I have just finished off another blanket too and my sister has offered to take it to the store for me on her way into work.

Jeni

Comment by mary on October 9, 2011 at 3:56am

just scooting in I'm based in Edinburgh well Leith actually. I've been knitting for KAS for nearly a year. I've managed to put 2 baby blankets into Jigsaw on George St and am finishing off two others to go next week. I'm a member of a crafting group grannie greens which meets mondays 6-8pm in Fredericks Cafe on Fredereick st www.grannygreens.co.uk drop in crochet / knit / gossip!

 

Comment by Harrison's mom on January 17, 2011 at 1:02am

Hobby Craft and Creative Stitches are back on this year at the SECC

3-6 March 2011

and

27-30 October 2011

I know the October one is a bit far off yet but the March one will be here before we know it. Usually they have a few yarn stalls and some great buys.

Might see some of you there.

Jeni

 

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