Plaited Braid Stitch

Exmple of the plaited braid stitch. Exmple of the plaited braid stitch.

The plaited braid stitch is a complex stitch with loops, which creates a wide border. It is worked downwards, and to achieve the desired effect, a heavier thread should be used. While working, the loops can temporarily be pinned in place.

Source: CLAYTON, Mary (2007). The Needlecrafter's Companion. 1001 Stitch Terms and Techniques, London: Collins plaited braid stitchand Brown, pp. 119-120.

Digital source of illustration (retrieved 18 January 2016).




Schematic drawing of the plaited braid stitch (source).

Last modified on Wednesday, 18 January 2017 14:00