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Beginners kit -not sure if I want cross stitch or something else

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123rd Sun 30-Nov-14 20:03:02

Hi. I want to buy my Dd a cross stitch type kit for Xmas...but I'm not sure if that's what I actually mean. When I was younger I had a hook type thing, which I put little individual strands of wool thru a mesh type thing with a picture printing on one side. It ended up with a wooly version of the print.

Lifesalemon Sun 30-Nov-14 20:46:26

Was it a Latch Hook rug kit or maybe Websters Punch embroidery.

123rd Sun 30-Nov-14 21:50:36

Oh Life... Latch hook. Brilliant. Thanks. Do you know if its still available ? Of to google ... Or will try the local craft market.

123rd Sun 30-Nov-14 21:52:32

Do you have any experience of it? If so which one would be best for a complete starter? ( I'm next to useless hmm)

WhenDoISleep Sun 30-Nov-14 21:53:33

There are some cute beginners cross stitch kits for children here.

PolterGoose Sun 30-Nov-14 21:56:01

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WhenDoISleep Sun 30-Nov-14 22:02:16

There are some beginner latch hook kits here but I have no experience of them myself.

123rd Sun 30-Nov-14 22:10:13

I'm really excited. Brings back happy memories. I shall purchase at least two so me and DD can do it together grin. I'm sure I will be able to remember how to do it as opposed to learning something new. Maybe it will lead on to more ..

AGnu Sun 30-Nov-14 22:59:45

I did this one a while ago as a complete beginner! It took ages but was lots of fun! smile

There are some really cute ones on When's link!

123rd Sun 30-Nov-14 23:41:10

That looks very advanced for me. I have ordered two for me & Dd from Father Christmas grin

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