Basket or Stroke Stitch (Fig. 16).â€”This
gives another good line in rather high relief stitchery.
sometimes called plaited stitch, sometimes fishbone, but it is really it is most effective a stroke stitch and useful for a solid line, whether worked on coarse material with a thick twisted thread, or on fine material with a correspondingly fine Fig. 16. twisted silk thread. It has a strong resemblance to some of the plaited Slav or Algerian It may be easily worked on most materials, stitches. It is
a couple of guiding lines are traced before
setting to work.
may be attempted
Quite a broad border
will look well
To work Basket
the top of the line on the
in a coarse thread.
out the needle at
a slanting stitch
downwards pass the needle under the take a material and bring it out on the left opposite slanting stitch upwards over the first stitch to the right and insert the needle a little lower than the level of the to the right line
then pass under the material to the left it out just under the first stitch ;
take a slanting stitch downwards again and continue by taking a cross and a slanting stitch alternately.
filling for Fig. 17.
can also be used
an open space.
Published on Oct 27, 2016