Tied Herringbone Stitch is a part of the herringbone stitch family. If you know how to work the herringbone stitch, then it is just a breeze to make this stitch. This is also known as Knotted Herringbone Stitch and Coral Knotted Herringbone Stitch.
WHAT YOU WILL NEED?
- Any fabric.
- Embroidery hoop, 15cm (6″) (Bigger if you are working on a larger design) ( You can purchase a set of 6 hoops from Amazon for your basic needs.)
- Tapestry needle
- Embroidery thread (You can buy this pack of 36 shades of the DMC embroidery floss.)
How many strands of floss do you need for making the tied herringbone stitch?
You can use all 6 strands of the floss. But if you are working on a finer design, then start with 2 strands of floss and increase the number of strands according to your design.
Step by Step Pictorial Process of making the knotted herringbone stitch
1. First, you will have to work the herringbone stitch. Once you have worked the basic herringbone stitch, start by bringing the contrast color thread at the start of the herringbone stitch from beneath the fabric. Pull the thread up. Pass the needle from under the stitch as shown above. Loop the thread around the needle as shown.
2. Work in a similar fashion till the end of the design by passing the needle under the stitches.
Tips for working the knotted herringbone stitch
- It is difficult to hide lines with this stitch. I have drawn lines for easier understanding. As you master this stitch, avoid marking the lines.
- You can also use vanishing ink especially used for this purpose if you can get it.
What is this stitch used for?
- It can be used for filling the flowers or any patterns.
- This stitch can be used as a beautiful border design.
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More stitches tutorials:
- Stem Stitch
- Chain Stitch
- Running Stitch
- French Knot
- Lazy Daisy
- Back Stitch
- Cable Chain Stitch
- Fly Stitch
- Bullion Knot
- Woven Trellis Stitch
- Long And Short Stitch
Check out the video tutorial below
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