Square Stitch

Square stitch is an off-loom bead weaving stitch that mimics the appearance of beadwork created on a loom. Loom patterns may be used for square stitch pieces. Because each bead in a square stitch piece is connected by thread to each of the four beads surrounding it, this stitch is very strong.

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  • Glass beadmaking
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Tools and techniques
  • Bead crochet
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Bead artists
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Other articles related to "square stitch, stitch":

Scoubidou - Knots - Square Stitch
... Also known as a box stitch, the square stitch is the most common knot used in making keychains ... The square stitch is made by taking the end and crossing opposite ends, then taking one of the other ends and going over the first string and going under the second string ... A double square stitch (or triple) can be made using four strings, thus doubling the size of the keychain made ...
Scoubidou - Knots - Other Numbers of Strands
... The square stitch uses four strands (resulting from the two ends of each of two scoubidou) ... of a strand (as in the example of the square stitch) ... As with the square stitch, each layer may be constructed either with the same direction of weave (leading to a chiral spiral structure) or as a mirror image of the previous layer (leading to a more angular ...

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