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razamakaz
16-09-2008, 01:44 PM
I am sewing a crewel kit at the moment and haven't done one since about 25 years ago.

The main stitch in the pattern is "encroaching satin stitch" - is this the same thing as "short and long stitch" just renamed? The kit I did back in the 80s had the short and long stitch throughout too (same make - Dimensions) - and the encroaching satin stitch seems to be the same thing.

Thanks
K x

knitnstitchsue
16-09-2008, 02:02 PM
You might find this (http://www.ehow.com/how_2145492_stitch-encroaching-satin-stitch.html) useful

... and this http://www.needlecrafter.com/Stitches/stitch_imgs/156.gif