The complete encyclopedia of stitchery
Here is the classic reference for all needleworkers, the one handy volume that covers all major types of stitchery and their techniques, tools, and materials. Over 1400 detailed illustrations showcase every basic stitch or knot and its variations, and the more than 1000 entries include bargello, crewel, crocheting, embroidering, knitting, macrame, needlepoint, rugmaking, sewing, and tatting. Book jacket.
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Abbreviations and Terms
Basic Stitches and Variations
Materials and Tools
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backstitches beginning row blanket stitch Bring the needle buttonhole stitches canvas chain from hook chain stitch chain the required chain-1 space chain-3 color crochet in last cross stitch diagonal stitch double stitches double-pointed needle edge effect eighth row embroidery embroidery stitches end of row End with knit End with purl fabric fifth row Filling Stitch following procedure foundation chain fourth row half double crochet Insert the needle left-hand needle macrame multiple ninth row number of stitches pass slip stitch picot previous row procedure to end Put yarn Repeat the following repeat the second required length right-hand needle ring running stitches satin stitches second row second stitch sequence of stitches seventh row single crochet sixteenth row sixth row Slip the needle stitch pattern straight stitches Take 1 double Take 1 single tenth row third row treble crochet turning chain twelfth row vertical stitch Wrap yarn yarn around needle yarn over hook