French Knot

The French knot can be used to create small dots on the fabric.

French Knot Instructions

  1. Bring the needle up from behind your hoop and pull the thread all the way through.
  2. Wrap the thread around the needle. (once for a small knot or twice for a bigger knot)
  3. Hold the thread with one hand while inserting the needle back through the fabric close to your starting point.
  4. Slowly pull the needle and working thread through the wrapped loops.

Video tutorial for French Knot

Embroidery Patterns featuring French Knots

Do you feel like a knot head now? Then try one of these embroidery patterns and you'll see that the French Knot isn't as complicated as it seems.