Saturday, 31 March 2018

Decorative Embroidery Stitches: Basque Knot Stitch

Basque Knot Stitch  

It is a decorative stitch used for borders. 
Other names are Basque loop stitch, knotted pearl stitch, knotted loop stitch.

Basque Knot Stitch Vs. Basque Stitch

Similar names, but, very different in appearance and the way the two stitches are worked.

Basque Stitch belongs to the family of chain stitches. Basque Knot Stitch is type of Knot Stitch.

Basque Stitch is worked from left to right, whereas, the latter is worked from right to left.

Basque Knot Stitch 

Basque Knot Stitch

Here's how it is worked:

Bring the needle up at 'a', go down at 'b' and come up again at 'c'.

Happy Stitching!


  1. Thanks for step by step guidance. This post is really very helpful. I tried the Basque knot stitch.

  2. Great work of embroidery,liked it.

  3. Good stitches you have taken. Thank you for posting your work.

  4. Amazing work you have done. Grateful to you that you share your work with us.


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