Definition of French knot in English:

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  • (In embroidery) a stitch in which the thread is wound around the needle, which is then passed back through the fabric at almost the same point to form a small dot.
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    • To make each cat eye, use two strands of yellow floss to stitch a French knot.
    • Another alternative to the French knot is the Colonial knot, which is often used in candlewicking.
    • Make these petals all around the French knot and you will have created a ‘lazy daisy.’

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