ToolKit - Amime Kagari 網
mesh or mesh network. It has more commonly become known as "net
stitching". The technique is often seen applied in designs that resemble
crocheted lace on a temari. It also is commonly used with seed stitch.
Amime kagari is worked using
alternating and overlapping rows of chidori
. In order for the effect to truly show, it helps for it to
be worked on a higher value of a simple division. Care must be taken to
insure that marking lines are not pulled askew with stitching tension;
the stitches need to stay in vertical lines. It can be worked in one
solid color, or in graded shades. The entire temari may feature the
technique, or it can be used in smaller subsections of the divisions and
Begin a second row of chidori kagari under the previous, spacing
it the same vertical distance as the height of the zig zag of
the first row. Continue to take care that the marking lines
remain vertical and in alignment. The stitches of the second row
should just overlap over the bottom stitches of the first
chidori kagari row. Note that the stitches nestle into each
other without allowing the mari wrap to show through.
Continue in the same manner, alternating the placement of high
and low stitches while overlapping the bottom stitch of the
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