Algerian Eye

Structural Category

Flat

Specific Usage

Surface

Other Names

Star; Star Eyelet


Comments

This stitch always has eight spokes, and each spoke has two threads.

Diagrams

For diagrams, see Enthoven, Jacqueline. The Stitches of Creative Embroidery, p. 63.


Bibliographic Sources

Enthoven, Jacqueline. The Stitches of Creative Embroidery p. 63.
Snook, Barbara. Needlework Stitches, p. 79.
Thomas, Mary. Mary Thomas's Dictionary of Embroidery Stitches (1989), p. 120.