Drawn Fabric Stitches
Algerian Eye Stitch
Eight stitches, worked counter-clockwise into the same center hole. The stitches are pulled tightly to form a small eyelet in the center. Algerian Eye Stitches can be overlapped for an interesting effect.
A-Z of Embroidery Stitches, p 8 [Star Eyelet Stitch, Algerian Eye Stitch*/Star Stitch, p 189] Mary Thomas's Dictionary of Embroidery Stitches, p 85 [Star Eyelet Stitch, Algerian Eye Stitch*] The Stitches of Creative Embroidery, p 58 [Algerian Eye Stitch]