Why is it called frogging in cross stitch?
Frog / Frogging – when you’ve made a mistake and have to cut out and remove/rip out some of your stitches – comes from the sound frogs make ‘ribbit ribbit’ sounding like ‘rip it rip it!
What are the 4 types of parking?
The most common types of parking are angle parking, perpendicular parking and parallel parking. Angle parking is especially widespread in parking lots, where vehicles are designated to go one way. Perpendicular parking is similar to angle parking, but requires greater care in turning.
What does ORT mean in cross stitch?
It was used starting in the 15th century to refer to food scraps. No word on when or why stitchers reappropriated it for leftover thread, but some say in stitching parlance ort is actually an acronym for “old ratty threads” or “odd random threads” or similar variations.
What is an Aficot?
If you are wondering what an aficot is, it is a burnishing tool for smoothing satin stitch embroidery. These aficots are made of ebony and you hold the thick end and smooth the fine end over the embroidery.
What is BAP in cross stitch?
BAP. BAP stands for Big A$$ Project – this is a project that is going to take a long time to complete, such as a large full coverage cross stitch piece.
What does 2×1 mean in cross stitch?
We’re now stitching over 2 of those little boxes, doubling the stitch size. This means our fabric has just gone from 14ct to 7ct, as we’re able to only get half of those stitches into the same inch of fabric.