Stitch guide -

Pistil stitch - Homespun

On October 3rd 2013

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This is a French knot on the end of a straight stitch. Bring the thread to the front of your work at A and, keeping it taut, wrap the thread around the needle the same as for a French knot. Take the needle to the back of your work at B, ensuring you create the desired length for your ‘stem’ and hold the knot in place as you pull the thread tight.