The Waste Knot Technique – The Most Versatile Way To Start Cross Stitch

As part of a series of YouTube videos on how to cross stitch on the Mr X Stitch YouTube channel, find out how the Waste Knot Technique (or Away Knot) can be used to help you start stitching with ease!

The Loop Technique is simple, but there are times when it’s not appropriate; with the Waste Knot method in your arsenal as well, you will be unstoppable!

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Mr X

Jamie Chalmers, aka Mr X Stitch, aka the Kingpin of Contemporary Embroidery is the founder of the Mr X Stitch site, the world's longest running embroidery blog, the curator of PUSH Stitchery and the author of the Mr X Stitch Guide to Cross Stitch. He is also the founder of XStitch, the game-changing cross stitch design magazine which launched in Summer 2017.

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