English knot instead of French knot. makes a true knot instead of a donut shaped knot.

My Sweet Prairie: - Saturday Stitches - Colonial knot is a little different than a French Knot. It doesn't make that little doughnut. It makes a good tied knot by wrapping the needle in a figure eight.

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The outside Algerian eyes use one strand of metallic Sulky with Pearl no The running stitches are Pearl no 5 while the rest of the inside is all Pearl no 8

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