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Kashmiri crewelwork or Chain stitch is in great demand all over the world because high quality of crewel embroidery done on wall hangings and rugs.

Chain stitch, be it in wool, silk or cotton, is done by hook rather than needles on white backgrounds The hook is referred to as art, and quality for quality, hook work covers a much larger area than needle work in the same amount of time.

Small stitches are used to fill the entire area-the figures or motifs looks fascinating in striking colors. Cotton based crewel art pieces make excellent household furnishings being hand or machine washable.


Kashmiri crewelwork