Darning two threads, work
more horizontal stitches, inand left, by one thread, so that
creasing in width, right
the sixth stitch covers twelve threads of the material.
in oblique rows.
vandyke pattern may be worked over large backgrounds with good effect. Make five horizontal Strips of
stitches over five strands of canvas, each stitch being
below the other, but one thread to the right of the last then work four stitches beneath these, each stitch being this time one thread to the left of the one above it continue for length required. a level with the of
Start the second
six or seven strands to the right
B, Arrow-head Filling. This is a useful covering the ground quickly. The three stitches are here formed over six vertical and ten horizontal threads, but, of course, the number must always depend upon the quality of the material. The vertical stitch is worked first, then the left slanting stitch, followed by the right. In working with loosely woven cloth, it is necessary to carry the working thread up behind the Fig.
material to the top to start each stitch.
more thread, but the
Fig. F, are
stitches lie better
in successive rows.
regular, each one should be
a number of To make them
begun at the same point.
they are worked over sixteen strands start at the top left corner with a double stitch, then In the Fig.
make the horizontal stitch below, and so on
tightening the working thread a 31
Published on Oct 27, 2016