Saturday, November 19, 2011

Knot or Not

How do you secure your thread when you begin a new one? Specifically, do you or have you ever used a waste knot?

When using two threads I try to use the loop method

When I can't I run the thread behind the stitches.

I have never used a waste knot - in the end what you're doing is securing the thread behind other stitches but have to do the work of starting the knot and then cutting it out. I'm much too lazy to do that ;)

1 comment:

Lynn said...

I was taught using the tail and tuck method. I have occasionally used a waste knot usually when I'm backstitching. I just find it anchors my thread a bit better.