This is a fun stitch you can use to create many effects in designs. It is best worked on a linen or evenweave fabric, and you can increase your tension slightly to open the center hole if desired.
Where to use it:
- in samplers for bands or decorative stitches
- to replicate flowers
- to replicate stars
- to make a diamond shape
- if used repeatedly, it creates a "lacy" look
What to use:
- Kreinik Silk Mori (one strand)
- Kreinik Silk Bella
- Kreinik Very Fine #4 Braid
- Kreinik Fine #8 Braid
How to do it:
Work in a clockwise direction: Come up at 1, down at 2 (or in the center), up at 3, down at 4 (in the center), etc following the diagram.