Running (Variation 1)

Structural Category

Flat

Specific Usage

Surface

Other Names

 

Comments

The face looks like two rows of Running stitches, but the reverse has diagonal stitches.

Diagrams 

This can be stitched from the top down or left to right. The dotted lines with the arrows indicate the thread on the reverse and the direction of the needle.

1.

2.

Bring the needle up at A, down at B, and up at C.

Go in at D and come out at E. All stitches and the spaces between them in each step are the same length as AB.

3.

4.

Go in at F and come out at G.

Go in at H and come out at I.

5.

6.

Go in at J and come out at K. Continue for the desired length.

After Step 5, go to the reverse at L to complete two parallel rows of Running stitches.

Diagram source: Pat Albiston, reprinted by permission.



Bibliographic Sources

Stitch Identification Group