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Knotted faggot stitch

Schematic drawing of the knotted faggot or insertion stitch. Schematic drawing of the knotted faggot or insertion stitch.

Normally used to combine two pieces of fabric, the knotted faggot stitch is very similar to faggoting, but the thread is wound around the top of the needle to form a knot at the top and the bottom. The stitch is also known as the knotted insertion stitch.

Source: CLAYTON, Mary (2007). The Needlecrafter's Companion. 1001 Stitch Terms and Techniques, London: Collins and Brown, p. 91.

Digital source of illustration (retrieved 26 January 2017).

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