Pulled Back

Structural Category

Flat

Specific Usage

Surface

Other Names

 

Comments

To create a larger open space between the stitches, work each stitch twice.

Diagrams

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Bring the needle to the surface at A, down at B, back up at C, and down at A (which becomes D). Tension should be firm to create an open space between the stitches.

Reverse side of the stitch.

Diagram source: Virgina Harvey, reprinted by permission.



Bibliographic Sources

McNeill, Moira. Pulled Thread, p. 44.
Snook, Barbara. Needlework Stitches, p. 79.