The grooves allow several strands of side-by-side yarns or narrow ribbons to be couched simultaneously, held in place securely by the latch. This means that the yarns do not need guiding. Foot #22 is designed for three and foot #25 for five side-by-side yarns.
- 22 White Box: B C D Ea2–4 Eb2–4 F
- 25 Red Box: A
- 25 White Box: B C D Ea2–4 Eb2–4 F