Diagonal Straight and Back

Structural Category

Composite

Specific Usage

Surface

Other Names

 

Diagrams 

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2.

Come up at A, go down at B, and come up at C. BC is the same length as AB.

Again go down at B and come up at C, using the same holes.

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4.

Go down at D and come up at E. DE is the same length as BC. CD is the same length as AB.

Again go down at D and come up at E, using the same holes.

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6.

For the return journey, go in at F and come out at G, using the same hole as in the previous row.

Again go in at F and come out at G. Repeat Steps 5 and 6 to the end of the row.

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Face

Reverse

There are double threads on the vertical stitches. The horizontal stitches are not visible.

Diagram source: Pat Albiston, reprinted by permission.



Bibliographic Sources

Stitch Identification Group