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Algerian eye stitch variation

  • Star stitch
  • Algerian stitch
  • Algerian eyelet stitch
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A square-shaped stitch with sixteen stitches radiating out from a central hole.

A variant of Algerian eye stitch. For more information see the entry for Algerian eye stitch.

Algerian eye stitch variation is generously sponsored by Pam Anderson

Method

1

This stitch is worked across a square of four canvas threads. Begin by working eight small stitches across a single intersection of the canvas.

2

Next, work four diagonal stitches from the four corners into the centre.Take the needle down through the centre of the square for each of these.

3

Finally work the two horizontal and two vertical stitches, again taking the needle into the centre of the square each time.

Algerian eye stitch variation

Structure of stitch

Embroidery Techniques

Related Stitches

Identifying Algerian eye stitch variation

References

  • Various Authors, The Royal School of Needlework Book of Embroidery (2018)
  • Rachel Doyle, RSN Essential Stitch Guides: Canvaswork (2013) , p.36