Deflected Honeycomb Filling

Structural Category

Flat

Specific Usage

Surface

Other Names

 

Comments

This stitch consists of Straight stitches that form rows in which the vertical stitches are double. The stitches are pulled tightly as they are worked to form a pattern of holes. Do not confuse this stitch with the Honeycomb Filling stitch, which consists of longer interlocking Straight stitches.

Diagrams

For diagrams, see Thomas, Mary. Mary Thomas's Dictionary of Embroidery Stitches (1989), p. 201.


Bibliographic Sources

Lantz, Sherlee and Maggie Lane. A Pageant of Pattern for Needlepoint Canvas, p. 452.
Snook, Barbara. Needlework Stitches, p. 87.
Thomas, Mary. Mary Thomas's Dictionary of Embroidery Stitches (1989), p. 201.