Swedish Embroidery on Knitting
called huck embroidery.
Made on an
even weave fabric, such as monk’s cloth, cross stitch
fabric, and huck toweling. Can also be done on crocheted
weaving technique – threads/yarn travel under floats and do
not go through the fabric.
toweling can only be woven through horizontal floats; other
fabrics can be woven both horizontally and vertically.
any thread or yarn can be used for weaving, as long as it
can be pulled through the floats without raveling.
Machine Knit Fabric
fabric can only be woven vertically.
pattern must be as square as possible. 4 stitches and 6 rows
style weaving (laying the threads on the tucked/slipped
needle) is slow and does not give the same result as weaving
the pattern by hand.
stitch: hard to weave the thread and not recommended.
stitch works, but is slow to knit and hard to see when
weaving. The purl side is woven vertically while the knit
side is woven horizontally. The weaving yarn will show on
the opposite side.
stitch: works the best. Purl side is woven vertically. Knit
side cannot be woven. Weaving does not show through to the
patterns. The one on the left works best for tuck, the one on
the right works best for slip.
pattern. Notice that it is the reverse of the first tuck stitch
will prevent the fabric from stretching, so steam or kill
the knitting first.
the middle of the fabric and weave to the edges.
pull the weaving thread tightly.
thread by going through to the back of the fabric, then up
to the front. Secure the tail by weaving back along the
pattern for several stitches.
weaving on slip stitch.