When you duplicate stitch, you are essentially using a yarn needle and a piece of yarn to trace the path of stitches in your knitting. The technique works quite well for mending or reinforcing weak and worn stitches or you can use it to add some sort of embellishment or design to a section of plain stockinette stitch.
When you’re using it as an embellishment, the technique is very similar to cross stitch except your stitches will be V’s instead of x’s. Here are five quick tips to ensure your success whenever you embellish with duplicate stitch.
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