The French knot is one of those embroidery stitches that is either your best friend or your worst enemy. If you have trouble with French knots, try these five tips for foolproof French knots. Youll find yourself a happy knot-maker in no time!
French knot sheep - I recently finished a sampler which featured sheep made with a variety of stitches - Turkey work, buttonhole, satin - French knots were my favourite, thought bullion knots would probably be great, too.
Scroll down for Pekinese Stitch :D The chinese knot is flatter than the French knot, more shapely, not so twisted. In Chinese embroideries it's seldom used as isolated stitch but generally massed together, often covering large areas.