Chain Stitch Family

It is one of the oldest known stitches that has been found to be used widely among various cultures from Asia to Europe. The stitches follow a pattern of looping the thread to create chains in different ways. Its widespread use can be seen in  Kashmiri numdahs, Iranian Resht work, Central Asian suzani, Hungarian Kalotaszeg “written embroidery”, Jacobean embroidery, and crewelwork.

Chain Stitch Family

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Chain Stitch

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Whipped Chain Stitch

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Double Chain Stitch

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Magic Chain Stitch

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Lazy Daisy

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Russian Chain Stitch

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Long Tailed Daisy

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Feathered Chain

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Basque Stitch

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Petal Chain Stitch

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Reverse Chain Stitch

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Heavy Chain Stitch

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Braided Chain Stitch

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Zigzag Chain Stitch

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Cable Chain Stitch

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Twisted Chain Stitch

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Alternating Twisted

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Barred Chain Stitch

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Alternating Barred

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Rosette Stitch

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Rope Stitch

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Tulip Stitch

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Bull’s Head Stitch

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Detached Wheat Ear

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Wheat Ear Stitch

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Oyster Stitch

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Butterfly Chain Stitch

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Raised Chain Band

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Knotted Chain Stitch

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Knotted Cable Chain

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Open Chain Stitch

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Back Stitched Chain Stitch

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Sinhalese Chain Stitch

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Crested Chain Stitch

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Checkered Chain Band

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ZigZag Cable Chain
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  1. tejaswini kadam United States Google Chrome  GT-N8000 Build/KOT49H) AppleWebKit/537.36 (KHTML, like Gecko) Chrome/47.0.2526.76 Safari/537.36 says:


    A little embrodery I managed to do with the help of your website tutorials! Thanks, great site!

  2. Robyn Australia Google Chrome Windows says:

    Would like to know if there is anything to make satin stitch easier especially in a very small area.

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