This is a decorative stitch that can be done easily on any form of fabric. This stitch includes ‘ weaving’ a circle between four straight stitches. This stitch can be incorporated between any other stitch that has straight stitches, like, between a group of cross stitches.
|Fig 1: First, stich four staright stitches, with a gap between them, as illustrated.||Fig 2: Now, bring the needle out from the inner end of one of the straight stitches.
Take the needle around beneath the remaining straight stitches, as shown. Do not pluck the fabric underneath.
|Fig 3: Now, go around the second time, under each straight stitch.||Fig 4: Come back to teh point from where we started. End it by taking the needle into the point from where it emerged the first time, as shown.|
|Fig 5: The woven circle would look like this.|
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