as for the
bring the needle out in position to start
properly worked, the
reverse side forms a series of crosses.
an alternate row of between them. This is a pretty and unusual combination of stitches, and it makes a charming border worked in colour on a of these square stitches with
upright stitches worked from
left to right
loosely textured material for a collar or other small
Another variation of the same type, and still more open, is to have double rows of square stitch between each row of vertical stitches, the lower row of little squares coming between those of the upper row. Fig. I, Square Stitch in Slanting Lines. To article.
stitch in slanting lines
row forms a
series of zig-zags or little
steps on the right side, while on the
on the bias
the right-hand side of the
rather a slower
of the material.
work take ;
it forms Begin at
a horizontal stitch
from left to right over six threads a slanting stitch at the back to the left brings the needle out six threads below the starting-point. Take an upright stitch and put the needle into this point two sides of the square are now formed. Take a slanting stitch at the back and ;
bring the needle out six threads to the
the base of
the upright stitch and continue for the distance required.
This slanting line of square stitch
the worker remembers the appearance of the stitch, on the " wrong " side as well as the right.
A Table Scarf in Russian Crash This design is another of the direct type in which the needle-woven border forms the principal subject. The material is very 37