Section 5: Frame

Number of pairs

8 pairs: 6 white, 2 gold


Start with the cloth stitch part of the braid. Work around the swan, joining (top sewings) where indicated. See the accompanying diagram for the turn and the decorated part of the braid (darker lines are the gold pairs). The decorated part of the braid is joined to the cloth stitch part with side sewings. Finish at the starting point.