The Take a Stitch Tuesday stitch of the week is Knotted Cretan stitch which is an interesting stitch particularly if you use it to represent organic designs. It is a textured stitch that follows a curved line a well and yet because it is based on Cretan stitch you can do a lot with it! As usual follow the link to Knotted Cretan stitch for a tutorial and ideas on how it might be used.
How to join in on the Take a Stitch Tuesday challenge
Anyone can join the challenge and all levels of skill are welcome. If you are new to hand embroidery the challenge is to learn the stitches. If you are an experienced embroiderer push these stitches in creative manner and share with beginners what can be done with a little imagination.
Where to share
Stitch a sample, photograph it, put in online on your blog, flickr site, share it on facebook or where ever you hang out online, and leave a comment on the Knotted Cretan stitch page with your full web address. Don’t forget the http bit of the web address so that your address becomes a live link so that people can visit your site and see what you have done.
Please spread the word about Take a Stitch Tuesday on your social networks.
Feel free to join the TAST facebook group or on the TAST Flickr group. If you are a hashtag type person use the hashtag #TASTembroidery and #PintangleTAST on places like Instagram etc. The challenge guidelines are on the TAST FAQ page.