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  • Woven Web

    Make a foundation by working five straight stitches of equal length radiating out from the same point on the knitted background. Weave the needle over and under the straight stitches until they are half covered.
    Posted to Glossary by Kathleen Cubley on Aug 28, 2009
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  • Stem Stitch

    Bring needle out from back to front at center of a knitted stitch. Insert needle into upper right edge of next stitch to right, then out again at center of stitch below.
    Posted to Glossary by Kathleen Cubley on Aug 28, 2009
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  • Straight Stitch

    *Bring threaded needle out from back to front at base of knitted stitch(es) you want to cover. Insert needle at top of stitch(es) you want to cover. Repeat from *.
    Posted to Glossary by Kathleen Cubley on Aug 28, 2009
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  • Split Chain Stitch

    Work as for stem stitch, bringing needle out from back to front at center of a knitted stitch, piercing the working thread with each stitch.
    Posted to Glossary by Kathleen Cubley on Aug 28, 2009
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  • Running Stitch

    Working small straight stitches, pass the threaded needle over one knitted stitch and under the next to form a dashed line. The stitches can be worked in equal or varying lengths, horizontally, vertically, or diagonally.
    Posted to Glossary by Kathleen Cubley on Aug 28, 2009
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  • Satin Stitch

    Work closely spaced straight stitches in graduated lengths as desired, entering and exiting in center of or at side of knitted stitches.
    Posted to Glossary by Kathleen Cubley on Aug 28, 2009
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  • Jacobean Couching

    Make long straight stitches (see page 10) on a knitted background parallel to each other and about 1z2" (1.3 cm) apart. Work another series of straight stitches on top of and at right angles to the previous ones. Then couch the resulting crosses with tiny straight stitches (shown) or small cross...
    Posted to Glossary by Kathleen Cubley on Aug 28, 2009
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  • Duplicate Stitch

    Horizontal: Bring threaded needle out from back to front at the base of the V of the knitted stitch you want to cover. *Working right to left, pass needle in and out under the stitch in the row above it and back into the base of the same stitch. Bring needle back out at the base of the V of the next...
  • Embroidery Stitches

    See: Backstitch, Blanket Stitch, Buttonhole Stitch, Chain Stitch, Couching Stitch, Cross-Stitch, Daisy Stitch, Double Cross-Stitch, Duplicate Stitch, Fern Stitch, Fly Stitch, French Knot, Jacobean Couching, Running Stitch, Satin Stitch, Split Chain Stitch, Stem Stitch, Straight Stitch, Woven Web
    Posted to Glossary by Kathleen Cubley on Aug 28, 2009
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  • Daisy Stitch

    Bring threaded needle out from back to front at center of a knitted stitch. *Form a short loop and insert needle back where it came out. Keeping loop under needle, bring needle back out in center of next stitch over. Beginning each stitch at the same point on the knitted background, repeat from * for...
    Posted to Glossary by Kathleen Cubley on Aug 28, 2009
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  • Double Cross-Stitch

    Work cross-stitch as described at left, then bring needle out at base of crossed yarn, over cross, and back in at top of cross, then out again at left side of cross and back in on right side. The double cross-stitch in the sample is worked over four knitted stitches.
    Posted to Glossary by Kathleen Cubley on Aug 28, 2009
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  • Cross-Stitch

    *Bring threaded needle out from back to front at lower left edge of knitted stitch to be covered. Working left to right, insert needle at upper right edge of same stitch and bring it back out at lower left edge of adjacent stitch, directly below and in line with insertion point. Repeat from * to form...
    Posted to Glossary by Kathleen Cubley on Aug 28, 2009
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  • Couching Stitch

    Lay thread(s) to be covered on top of knitted background. Bring threaded needle out from back to front at side of thread(s). *Bring needle over thread(s) and insert it close to other side. Bring needle back out a short distance away. Repeat from *.
    Posted to Glossary by Kathleen Cubley on Aug 28, 2009
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  • Chain Stitch (Embroidery)

    Bring threaded needle out from back to front at center of a knitted stitch. Form a short loop and insert needle back where it came out. Keeping the loop under the needle, bring needle back out in center of next stitch to the right.
    Posted to Glossary by Kathleen Cubley on Aug 28, 2009
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  • Blanket Stitch

    Bring threaded needle out from back to front at the center of a knitted stitch. *Insert needle at center of next stitch to the right and two rows up, and out at the center of the stitch two rows below. Repeat from *.
    Posted to Glossary by Kathleen Cubley on Aug 28, 2009
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