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« on: June 01, 2011 01:47:17 PM »

I'm trying to make a french pattern, and my french isent great i'm using a translation scheme i found and it works well. But now the pattern says "mouchet" stitch. I have found this link:


But i cant get heads or tails on this. Anyone know what stitch this is?

Thanks in advance.

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« Reply #1 on: June 01, 2011 02:04:38 PM »

it looks kinda like puff stitch (http://www.nexstitch.com/pix/v_puff_lrg.jpg) just not quite as puffy...
reading the description with my limited french i think it might be puff stitch because it says something about doing the same thing 3 times and then pulling through all the loops, which sounds like puff stitch directions.  but someone better with french might be able to tell better.

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« Reply #2 on: June 01, 2011 02:10:31 PM »

Yeah that was my first thought too, i just was not sure, it looks like a puff stitch but not quite right. Anyway thanks for helping i might just make it a puff stitch.

« Reply #3 on: June 04, 2011 11:28:32 AM »

It is a puff stitch. There are variants on how puffy you want it, dependinfg on the number of repeats you do, though.

« Reply #4 on: June 04, 2011 11:34:12 AM »

Thanks, i made the pattern and i used a puff stitch and it looks like it's right.

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