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Colonial Knot

Schematic drawing of the colonial knot. Schematic drawing of the colonial knot.

The colonial knot is a variation of the French knot. With the French knot, the thread is simply twisted twice around the needle before it is inserted into the fabric; with the colonial knot, the thread is twisted in a form of '8'.

Source: CLAYTON, Mary (2007). The Needlecrafter's Companion. 1001 Stitch Terms and Techniques, London: Collins and Brown, p. 38.

Digital source of illustration (retrieved 24 January 2017).

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