Chinese Knot

Structural Category

Knotted

Specific Usage

Surface

Other Names

Blind Knot; Forbidden Knot; Pekin Knot

Comments

This stitch is usually worked close together, but this sample shows both closed and open spacings. Each row is worked in the same direction.

Diagrams

For diagrams, see Enthoven, Jacqueline. The Stitches of Creative Embroidery, p.152.


Bibliographic Sources

Enthoven, Jacqueline. The Stitches of Creative Embroidery, p. 152.
Thomas, Mary. Mary Thomas's Dictionary of Embroidery Stitches (1989), pp. 68-69.