How To Embroider My Favorite Stitch: The French Knot
The French knot can be used individually for tiny decoration, or combined to create a bubbly texture.
Come up from the back of your fabric.
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With your needle close to the fabric, wrap the floss around the needle twice.
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Insert the needle very close to where it first came up, but not in the exact hole. If the knot is too tight it can be difficult to pull through.
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Here’s one French knot again, showing the full process.
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I’m using 6 strand embroidery floss for this example. You could use just 3 strands for a smaller knot.
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Here the floss is wrapped around the needle twice. For a bigger knot you can wrap the floss more times.
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Experiment with size, color, and texture. Have fun!
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