pinwork

pinwork

(ˈpɪnˌwɜːk)
n
(Knitting & Sewing) (in needlepoint lace) the fine raised stitches

pin•work

(ˈpɪnˌwɜrk)

n.
(in the embroidery of needlepoint lace) crescent-shaped stitches raised from the surface of the design.
[1885–90]