Witchy Way Stitch-a-Long 2024 - spooky details!

June 03, 2024

Cross stitch your way through our Halloween street, Witchy Way!

"There's a little witch in all of us"

Why not get your pointy hat on and start stitching our brand NEW Halloween stitch-a-long! Cross stitch in 4 parts to reveal the witches magical way! Your fantastic, handmade decoration is guaranteed to impress your trick or treaters!

Join a supportive community of crafters, celebrate milestones, and share the joy of creating a fun, Halloween street-inspired masterpiece.

Brand NEW 'Witchy Way' opens for pre-order on Friday 7th June at 5pm UK time and we're so excited to share the details with you. 


Cast a spell and visualise a community of stitching enthusiasts, working simultaneously on a mystery cross stitch pattern! Once a month we will send a surprise pattern piece directly to your email address, starting 17th July and ending in October. The one-off price contains all 4 pattern pieces. 

There's no denying that Halloween brings out the spirit of magic in just about everyone so there's no better way than getting together with friends to stitch our brand new SAL together! 

Join the Witchy Way SAL and learn from fellow stitchers in our dedicated Facebook group. Stitching creates opportunities to connect with like-minded people online. Stitch together but at your own pace, share progress photos and experiences along the way! A sense of closeness with other stitchers can guarantee connection and communication. Sounds fun right? Give it a try! 

witchy way supplies

Frolic along 'Witchy Way', wandering through your favourite spooky motifs and Halloween street.

Ordering a full kit? You will have the option of 14 or 16 count aida (we recommend 14 count for beginners), or 28 count evenweave. The full kit contains all of the pre-sorted supplies needed to create this fun needlework project.

All of the beautiful supplies from the top needlecraft brands (Zweigart and DMC), are ready cut to size. So your fabric is the right colour and size for this design (with sufficient allowance around the edge for finishing off).

All Caterpillar Cross Stitch patterns are designed with beginners in mind, including our stitch-a-longs. Witchy Way will not include tricky French knots or back stitch, just a design considered an absolute treat for first-time cross stitchers. 

PDF patterns only? No problem, we'll provide everything you need to know (fabric colour, size, thread lengths and colours) so that you can use items from your stash or scroll online craft makers and order the supplies yourself. 

You will receive more floss than you need for the design (allowing room for happy accidents), and in the unlikely scenario that you run out, we'll send additional thread free of charge. 


Witchy Way will be spread across 4 months, starting in July and finishing in October. To join simply tap here on 7th June at 5pm UK time and we'll take care of the rest. 

Your first pattern piece will arrive in your email inbox on 17th July at 12 midday, and the other pattern pieces will follow in August, September, and October.

witchy way stitch-a-long

Witchy Way is counted cross stitch, so there's no printing on the fabric. it's really easy to personalise the design if you wish. Feel free to add additional Halloween motifs or why not try changing up the colours of your threads!

If you enjoyed stitching Touch of Magic you are guaranteed to love Witchy Way. Both designs complement one another so it's a fantastic idea to stitch them side-by-side. After stitching both designs, you will have the ultimate Halloween decorations!

Need some support? We have tutorials for anything and everything cross stitch related on our YouTube channel, and our friendly customer service team is available Monday-Friday 9-4pm (London time). 

Follow and share progress photos with the community. We love seeing your hard work and celebrating your stitch-a-long achievements! 

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Anyone can participate! Beginner stitchers will benefit from unlimited support (from us and our friendly Facebook community). 

If you're an experienced stitcher looking for a relaxing break from your bigger cross stitch pieces (while staying creative), the Witchy Way SAL is perfect for you.


Did you know cross stitching is proven to improve well-being? Crafting keeps your mind and hands relaxed and stress-free, and cross stitch is often referred to as 'yoga for the mind'. Joining a SAL can be especially beneficial if you struggle with mental health challenges. 

Designing, crafting and being creative has proven successful for positive mental health. By creating something that is visually appealing, in a clam space, can have a positive impact on yourself and those around you.

Participating in a SAL is the best way to meet like-minded individuals! Working on the same project will spark conversation and friendship with other stitchers. 


We're continuously thinking of ways we can help to protect and conserve the planet - the pink outer-packaging is always plastic-free, recyclable, and reusable! Why not repurpose the pink wallet as storage for fabric supplies or keep your cross stitch design safe inside the wallet when you are not stitching? 

Treat yourself to the ultimate bundle and add on the Complete Cross Stitch Planner and a couple of accessories to ease you into our brand new stitch-a-long! These bonus supplies will ensure a smooth set up for the SAL and encourage you to keep tidy and organised when stitching! 

Cross stitch is a wonderful craft, even for those who don't consider themselves to be a creative person. It's beginner-friendly, simple to learn, and provides a well-deserved sense of self-achievement. Try sitting back and relaxing with a favourite TV series in front of you and stitch your first part in comfort! 

We offer a full satisfaction and money-back guarantee because we're that certain you're going to love your goodies!
  • A unique approach to a cross stitch project, allowing you to take time stitching without having to worry about completing a full design in one stitch sitting.
  • Beginner-friendly designs with no tricky backstitch, speciality stitches or French knots.
  • Perfect moment to break down your larger cross stitch projects and stitch in a different and refreshing way.
  • Clear patterns in colour and in black and white symbols. You can even easily personalise your project!
  • A creative stitch that allows you to connect with fellow stitchers, all while creating a modern and exciting cross stitch project.
  • Monthly pattern delivery - receive a new PDF pattern straight to your email inbox every month.
  • No time pressure! Enjoy the relaxing 'me-time' sensation that cross stitching brings.
  • Supportive community - share your progress in our thriving Facebook group and get immediate feedback, ideas and answers to your burning questions

The full kit contains the highest-quality supplies on the market - pre-cut Zweigart fabric, pre-sorted DMC thread, 1 DMC needle, a colour key, and clear, step-by-step instructions. 

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Our customer service team is contactable by email, support@caterpillarcrossstitch.com, or over the phone (+44) 01926 485 045, from Monday - Friday, 9am - 4pm. Join with confidence! We have heaps of experience hosting successful SALs since 2017, with lots of 5-star reviews. 

We can ship directly to the recipient, complete with a handwritten note for that special touch. Treat someone special in July!

Customer Review
"I cannot wait to begin. Another fantastic kit from caterpillar cross stitch. Great colors of thread being used. Thanks for bringing back from my love of cross stitch!"

- Shelly .D.

We have a brand NEW feature with our little ghoulish ghost! With a florescent, painted effect, you will always see this spooky motif hiding! Guarantee to never lose your needle again, with the glow in the dark effect!


Regularly lose your needle? Choose the brand new Ghost needle minder! Fly into Witchy Way with the matching Ghost needle minder and guarantee your needle will remain right where you left it.

ghost needle minder

Shop our on-theme Ghost to keep your needle secure and cast a positive spell onto your stitching. Why not take advantage of our pick and mix 3 for £23.90 offer? 

Dare to enter Witchy Way and participate in our spooktacular SAL?  Pre-order on Friday, June 7th, at 5pm UK time (we ship worldwide!) Start stitching on 17th July 5pm UK time.  

Tap here to pre-order yours! 

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