Diagonal Straight and Back (Variation 1)

Structural Category

Composite

Specific Usage

Surface

Other Names

 

Diagrams

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2.

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

Go in at B and come up at C, using the same holes. Repeat (go in at B, come up at C again).

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4.

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

Go in at D and come up at E, using the same holes. Repeat (go in at D and come up at E). Repeat Steps 3 and 4 to complete the desired length.

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Face

For the return journey, go in at H and come out at E, using the same hole as in the previous row. Repeat twice (go in at H and come out at E).

On the face there are double threads on the vertical stitches and single threads on the horizontal. On the reverse there are no horizontal stitches. Each vertical stitch has three threads in the same hole.

Diagram source: Pat Albiston, reprinted by permission.



Bibliographic Sources

Stitch Identification Group