This is how you get really smooth, lovely satin stitches. Outline in split or chain stitch, fill in the area with chain or long & short stitches, and then do the satin stitch. The underlying stitches support the satin stitch and help it to lay smoothly.
could make a rag rug this way.Figure eight stitch on an Authentic Knitting Board Tadpole loom. Creates a lovey double sided fabric - cross stitch on one side and stockinette on the other. The yarn is Misty Alpaca Hand Painted Chunky in Pico. by MarylinJ