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Half Cross Stitch

Half Cross Stitch
Half Cross Stitch

This stitch is literally half of the usual Cross Stitch. It can slant in either direction, depending on the way you stitch or the desired effect in a design.

Where to use it:
in samplers and geometric designs needlepoint backgrounds petit point and silk gauze stitchery when you're trying to create shadows or faint background images

What to use:
  • Kreinik Silk Mori
  • Kreinik Braids - any size, depending on the ground fabric you're using
  • Kreinik Cord
  • Kreinik Blending Filament
  • Kreinik Ombre
How to do it:
Come up at 1, down at 2, up at 3, down at 4, etc following the diagram.


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