Stitching a Sweater

Knitting or Stockinette Stitch

Originally posted 2011-07-16 07:13:40. Republished by Blog Post Promoter If you’ve been needlepointing awhile, you’ve probably come across some stitches that look like knitting. Two popular ones are Diagonal Knitting and Kalem. My problem with them is that they seem to big for the tiny sweaters I find on my needlepoint. Ass a result, I [...]

Jubliee Free Needlepoint Sampler – Textured Stitches

Sawtooth, copyright Napa Needlepoint

Sawtooth can be found in the middle row below Dolley Madison Star. It uses textured stitches. Textured stitches are one of the real delights of needlepoint. They add interest to your canvas, create different impressions and provide the stitcher with a much more interesting project than simply doing Tent Stitch. When using textured stitches on [...]

More than a Whiter Shade of Pale

design copyright Kathy Schenkel, photo copyright Napa Needlepoint

Originally posted 2012-10-13 07:18:54. Republished by Blog Post PromoterSkin Tone Colors in Thread My husband grew up being good friends with a family that has produced three gifted coemdians, the Meehans (see them in action on the Meehan Brothers’ site). One of their early routines was about Irish Tanning Heroes and has tons of jokes [...]