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Diamond Eyelet (single)

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This is a pulled thread stitch, where sixteen stitches radiate out from a central hole to form a diamond shape and are pulled tight to create a central opening.

For more information about eyelets generally, see the entry for Small eyelet.

Diamond Eyelet (single) is generously sponsored by Carol Hutchinson

Method

1

Bring the needle up and make a horizontal stitch four threads to the left (this is the position of the centre hole).

2

Bring the needle up one thread below and one thread to the right of the the starting point and pull.

3

Take the needle down in the centre hole (three stitches to the right and one stitch up).

4

Follow the diagram for the placement of the stitches, and continue round the eyelet.

5

Pull the final stitch.

6

The finished eyelet.

Diamond Eyelet (single)

Embroidery Techniques

References