How Aari Knots prevent Beading and Embroidery from Unravelling

Jan 23


Jhon Elton

Jhon Elton

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Aari Embroidery Work is a creative hand embroidery art form that used by embroiderers to create beautiful designs on fabric with the help of hook-like needle known as Aari Needle (aka Embroidery Needles and Embroidery Hooks).

This embroidery work originated from the lanes of Uttar Pradesh,How Aari Knots prevent Beading and Embroidery from Unravelling Articles India. Aari Embroidery has proven to be a timeless skill over time and seen mainly in Sarees, suits, clutches, appliques and couture wear.

One of the popular and much-used materials in aari work is zari metallic thread. Various stitches make this work much more interesting. However, for beginners sometimes it gets difficult to learn how to make end knot and how to do the finest work that does not unravels even if the thread breaks. We have received so many queries from people asking about how to end chain stitch or markan stitch with with aari needle. Therefore, in this article, I will show you how to end Aari Stitch, what is the difference between the Aari Stich without and with the knot.

Learn how to do Markan, Chain and Reverse stitch with Zari Thread here

How to make a knot with Aari Needle

First, we start by doing any stitch which could be with or without beads. Following is the step-by-step procedure for making the end knot:

Step 1: Insert the Needle through the fabric to the back of the frame.

Step 2: Catch the thread on Needle.

Step 3: Pull a Long Loop.

Step 4: Keep it as it is.

Step 5: Insert the needle a short distance again.

Step 6: Pull the second Loop (pull it through the first Loop).

Step 7: Without leaving the twist and second Loop, get the first loop.

Step 8: Now drag it through the second Loop.

Step 9: Pull the thread tightly under the frame.

Watch the video on how to make end knot in aari stitch and the difference between Aari stitch with and without the knot.  


Aari Stitch with end knot only

In this method, we just make knot the end of the design. The disadvantage of this method is that if the thread breaks whole design will unravel.

Aari Stitch with Knots in between

This method requires time and more hard work. However, this method is more durable and ensures that the work done will stay in the place and there are fewer chances of design to unravel even if the thread breaks. In this method, knots are made in between the stitch. For making knots, you have to follow the same procedure as described above.

Check out the beautiful designs made by Aari Needle here

We hope that you learned something new from this article.