Weave & Stitch Along – Week 4

I was thinking of calling it “Black Work Back Stitch”, but since I couldn’t say that five times in a row without getting tangled, I changed it to “Connect the Dots”



We will be learning the Back Stitch  and do some Black Work. To make it a little bit more interesting, we’re combining our new stitch with some activities that are known to practice Patience: Puzzles, Connect the Dots, and String Art.

Let’s take a look at this week’s tools:

The Worksheet

20180620_143340_resized-crClick here to download the worksheet for Week 4 and get started any time. Work at your own pace: You may be done in less than an hour or take all week or longer.

Worksheet errata:
– pg 3, second step of the instructions, for the hexagon loom it needs to read: “Count 11 threads up from the left, place pin vertically.”

The Video

The video will walk you step by step through the “Patience” Back Stitch design on both the hexagon and the square pin loom. When you need a break, watch the Show-and-Tell!

The Quick Access List in the video description provide easy access to specific content of the video as needed. Go to the Video Description.

But there’s more … Don’t miss these … 

“Midterm” Challenge

20180624_163625_resized-crCan you believe that we’re already half way through out Weave & Stitch Along? Show what you’ve learned so far in this week’s “Midterm” challenge. Details in the worksheet, but let it be known here that I will be giving away an embroidery pocket guide to two people who take on that challenge …

Prepare for Week 5

It is optional, but for Week 5 you could learn to weave a square or hexagon with a button hole. Detailed instructions will be posted here on Thursday. Also, having a variety of different weight of yarn/thread for Week 5 will come in handy.

Start Thinking About the Final Project

Please make sure to read the worksheet note about planning to make the extra motifs for our final project, the Sampler Table Topper … some cool options are coming your way to help you to get to the “ligne d’arrivée”!

Last but not least, here is this week’s …


Exit Strategy

It’s getting busy, and summer is here, but I hope you’ll enjoy doing this week’s Exit Strategy … without actually exiting …


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