Friday, October 5, 2012

Coral Stitch

Coral Stitch is also known as Beaded Stitch or German Knot or Knotted Stitch or Snail Trail. You need to work from right to left, this is a straight stitch with a knot at the end, good for textured or curved outlines. To use as a filling stitch, stagger position of knots from row to row.

Step 1. Come up at A and loop thread over needle as shown. Go down at B (under thread) and up at C (over thread). Pull thread through to form knot.

Step 2. Repeat Step 1., going down at D (under thread) and up at E (over thread) as shown, then pull thread through to form second knot.

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