Definition of bullion knot in English:

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bullion knot


A decorative stitch in embroidery made by winding the thread several times round the needle before sewing a backstitch.
Example sentences
  • This rose was stitched during a seminar that taught us how to make bullion knots and pulled stitches.
  • The small fairy on the white background is stitched in split stitch and has bullion knot hair.
  • For those who delight in the versatility of the bullion knot, here is a project that you will love!

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