Tutorial: Herringbone stitch variation 1

Tutorial: Herringbone stitch variation 1
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herringbone stitch variation 2

Variation 1

This variation creates a textured stitch pattern like a woven basket.

herringbone stitch variation 2

The second row of stitches begins a little bit under half the length of the first row. The “heads” of the stitches are placed in the gap between the legs and the heads of the previous row.

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Above you can see the difference between the stitch done in one direction and changed directions. For the left version I stitched every uneven row from right to left, instead of left to right like the uneven rows. The right version is worked left to right in every row.

Click here for the other herringbone stitch tutorials.

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Anne is an embroidery enthusiast living in rural north eastern Germany.

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