The stitch dictionary is arranged in alphabetical order and will help you to go to a stitch directly. Just click on the alphabet given in the index to go to the stitch beginning with that alphabet. Some stitches are known by multiple names and all names are included here. Hovering over the stitch names will give you the most common name by which the stitch is known.


A .B . C . D . E .F .G . H I . J . K . L . M .N . O .P . Q.R . S . T . U .V .W .X . Y .Z


A
Alternating barred chain
Alternating twisted chain stitch
Antwerp edging stitch
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B
Back stitch
Back stitched spider’s web
Barb stitch
Barred chain
Barred witch stitch
Basket stitch
Basque knot
Basque loop stitch
Basque stitch
Blanket stitch
Blanket stitch honeycomb
Blanket stitch scallops
Blind knot
Bonnet stitch
Braided chain stitch
Berwick stitch
Bulls head
Bullion knot
Bullion stitch
Butterfly chain stitch
Buttonhole bar stitch
Buttonhole stitch
Buttonhole wheel
Buttonhole wheel cup
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C
Cable chain stitch
Cable stitch
Chain stitch
Catch stitch
Caterpillar stitch
Checkered chain band
Chequered chain stitch
Chiara stitch
Chinese knot
Chinese stitch
Closed blanket stitch
Closed cretan stitch
Closed feather stitch
Closed fly stitch
Closed pearl stitch
Coil stitch
Colonial knot
Coral stitch
Coral knotted herringbone stitch
Crested Chain Stitch
Cretan stitch
Crewel stitch
Cross stitch
Crossed blanket stitch
Crossed fly stitch filling
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D
Damask stitch
Darning stitch
Danish knot
Detached chain stitch
Detached wheat ear stitch
Double blanket stitch
Double chain stitch
Double cross stitch
Double feather stitch
Double herringbone stitch
Double knot stitch
Double running stitch
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E
Eastern stitch
Encroaching satin stitch
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F
Feather stitch
Feathered chain
Figure 8 knot
Fishbone stitch
Fishnet stitch
Flat stitch
Fly stitch
Fly stitch filling
Four-legged knot stitch
Forbidden stitch
French knot
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G
German interlacing stitch
German knot
German knotted blanket stitch
Ghiordes knot
God’s eye stitch
Grub knot
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H
Half crossed blanket stitch
Head of the bull stitch
Heavy braid chain stitch
Heavy chain stitch
Herringbone stitch
Herringbone Ladder filling stitch
Holbein stitch
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I
Indian edging stitch
Indian herringbone stitch
Interlaced band
Interlaced herringbone stitch
Interlaced running stitch
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J
Japanese stitch

K
Knot stitch
Knot stitch edging
Knotted cable chain stitch
Knotted chain stitch
Knotted cretan stitch
Knotted diamond stitch
Knotted herringbone stitch
Knotted loop stitch
Knotted pearl stitch
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L
Laced cretan stitch
Laced herringbone stitch
Laced running stitch
Ladder stitch
Lazy daisy
Leaf stitch
Leviathan stitch
Line stitch
Long armed feather stitch
Long french knot
Long tailed daisy
Looped running stitch
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M
Magic chain stitch
Maidenhair stitch
Mirrored blanket stitch
Mossoul stitch
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N

O
Ojo de Dios
Old english knot stitch
Open chain stitch
Open cretan stitch
Open fishbone stitch
Open loop stitch
Opened fishbone stitch
Outline stitch
Oyster stitch
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P
Paded satin stitch
Palestrina stitch
Parallel running stitch
Pearl knot
Pekinese stitch
Pendant couching
Persian stitch
Petal chain stitch
Pistil knot
Plaited fly stitch
Plaited stitch
Point de cable
Point de chainette
Point de riz
Point de sable
Porto rico rose
Portugese stem stitch
Post stitch
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Q
Queen anne stitch, The

R
Raised chain band
Raised fishbone stitch
Raised spider’s web wheel
Reverse chain stitch
Reversed Palestrina
Ribbed spider wheel
Rice stitch
Rice grain stitch
Roman chain stitch
Rope stitch
Rossette stitch
Russian chain stitch
Running stitch
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S
Satin stitch
Scottish cretan stitch
Scroll stitch
Seed stitch
Seeding stitch
Shaped blanket stitch scallops
Side to side stem stitch
Slipped detached chain
Sinhalese chain stitch
Single feather stitch
Smyrna stitch
Smyrna cross stitch
Snail trail
Sorbello stitch
Split back stitch
Split stitch
Stalk stitch
Stepped running stitch
Stem stitch
Straight stitch
Surface couching
Surrey stitch
Square chain stitch
Square stitch
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T
Tacked herringbone stitch
Tailored blanket stitch
Tambour stitch
Tete de la boeuf
Threaded back stitch
Threaded herringbone stitch
Tied coral stitch
Tied herringbone stitch
Triple palestrina
Tulip stitch
Turkey rug knot
Twilling stitch
Twisted chain stitch
Twisted daisy border stitch
Twisted fly stitch
Twisted lattice band
Two sided line stitch
Two sided stroke stitch
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U
ย  Underside Couching
ย  Up and down blanket stitch
V
Vandyke chain stitch
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W
Wave stitch
Wheat ear stitch
Weaving stitch
Whipped back stitch
Whipped buttonhole stitch
Whipped chain stitch
Whipped fly stitch
Whipped running stitch
Whipped satin stitch
Whipped spider wheel
Whipped stem stitch
Witch stitch
Worm stitch
Woven bar
Woven circle
Woven oval
Woven spider wheel
Woven trellis stitch
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X
Y
Y stitch

Z
Zig zag cable chain stitch
Zig Zag chain stitch
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