Cretan and Long Stem

Structural Category

Composite

Specific Usage

Surface

Other Names

 

Face

Reverse

Diagrams

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Starting at A, take three Long Stem stitches. Come out at G and take a stitch at HI, passing the needle over the working thread.

From I take a stitch of JK. Repeat this pattern of three Long Stem stitches and one Cretan stitch.

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Reverse

Diagram source: Sue Chamberlain, reprinted by permission.



Bibliographic Sources

Stitch Identification Group.