Pekinese (Variation 1)

Structural Category

Composite

Specific Usage

Surface

Other Names

 

Comments

The stitches in Steps 1 to 4 are evenly spaced Herringbone worked on the reverse of the fabric between two parallel lines. The horizontal stitches on line 2 will be directly under the spaces between the stitches on line 1. Stitches are worked from left to right. Steps 5 to 10 are worked on the face of the fabric.

Diagrams

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On the reverse of the fabric, come up at A on line 2. Enter the fabric at B one line 1 diagonally across from A. Bring the needle up horizontally at C left of B.

Enter the fabric at D on line 2 to the right of B. Bring the needle up at E, which is left of D and directly below B.

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Enter the fabric at F to the right of B and bring the needle up at G.

Enter the fabric at H on line 2. Bring the needle up at I, which becomes A. Repeat Steps 1 and 2 to the end of the row. End stitches on line 2.

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Turn the fabric to the face. With a new thread come up to the left of the first stitch on line 2 (A). Slide the needle under the stitch.

On line 1 slide the needle under the second stitch from below. Do not enter the fabric.

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From above slide the needle under the first stitch on line 1.

From below the stitch slide the needle under the next stitch on line 2.

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10.

From below the stitch slide the needle under the next free stitch on line 1.

From above the stitch slide the needle under the stitch to the left on line 1. There are two threads under the stitch.

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Take the needle to the next stitch on line 2. Repeat Steps 5 to 10 to the end of the row.

Take the needle through the fabric to end on line 2.

Diagram source: Venessa Harrold, reprinted by permission.



Bibliographic Sources

Stitch Identification Group