is easily done on a ground where the warp and weft threads are sufficiently open to guide the worker, otherwise two lines parallel should be marked from a quarter to half an inch apart. To work Link Stitch (Fig. 6a).—
covered to the
and bring out
to the left on the lower edge.
on the upper edge
the eye of the needle
the small stitch and insert again on the lower edge
one take a vertical upwards and a little beyond the centre, having the thread under the needle as in Fig. 6 pull the needle through. These three movements complete the stitch, slightly to the left of the previous
the thread being
called linked, or knotted
To work Tete de Bceuf (Fig. 7).— Another variation of the loop or petal Work stitch is called Tete de Bceuf.
a loop stitch as Fig. Ja, then take a bring the needle out stitch across from left to right ;
fixes this in place.
makes a good border stitch. To work Cable Chain (Fig. 8). Cable chain can be worked in two ways. Two guiding lines will be of used as a powdering.