Question: What is Swiss embroidery?

What is Swiss darning on knitting?

Swiss darning, also known as duplicate stitch, is a great way to add small details to your knitting. It works by covering a stitch with an embroidery stitch the same shape as the stitch beneath it. … All you need is a tapestry needle and some yarn, and a piece of stocking stitch knitting to practise on.

How do you darn a hole?

Learn how to do darning by hand, step by step.

  1. Start stitching your hole from the back of the fabric.
  2. Stitch up and down along the width of your hole.
  3. Next, stitch horizontally along the hole’s length. …
  4. Finish the stitch with a knot or by winding the thread back through a few stitches.
  5. Trim the excess thread.
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