Eastern

Structural Category

Looped

Specific Usage

Surface

Other Names

Eastern Buttonhole; Egyptian; Egyptian Knot

Diagrams

For diagrams, see Ireys, Katherine. The Encyclopedia of Canvas Embroidery Stitch Patterns, p. 153. In Step 4 of the diagram, the needle passes under AB with the working thread under the needle.


Bibliographic Sources

Ireys, Katherine. The Encyclopedia of Canvas Embroidery Stitch Patterns, p. 153.
Lantz, Sherlee and Maggie Lane. A Pageant of Pattern for Needlepoint Canvas, p. 317.
Thomas, Mary. Mary Thomas's Dictionary of Embroidery Stitches (1989), p. 162.