Basket

Structural Category

Crossed

Specific Usage

Surface

Other Names

Closed Basket

Diagrams

For diagrams, see Snook, Barbara. Needlework Stitches, p. 11.

This stitch is similar to the Closed Herringbone. On the reverse the Closed Herringbone shows a series of parallel back stitches, while the Basket stitch shows pairs of vertical stitches.


Bibliographic Sources

Lantz, Sherlee and Maggie Lane. A Pageant of Pattern for Needlepoint Canvas, p. 261.
Snook, Barbara. Needlework Stitches, p. 11.
Thomas, Mary. Mary Thomas's Dictionary of Embroidery Stitches (1989), p. 31.