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Ring picot

A ring picot is a semi-circular loop, normally on the edge of a piece of fabric, covered in buttonhole stitches.

Ring picot is generously sponsored by Elisabeth Shelton

Structure of stitch

Common uses

Embroidery Techniques


  • Mrs Archibald Christie, Samplers and Stitches (1921) , p.122
  • Mary Thomas, Mary Thomas’s Dictionary of Embroidery Stitches (1934) , p.176