Monday, 14 December 2020

Swedish split stitch

Thread the needle with 1 ply of colour A and 1 ply of colour B together


Step 1 – Bring the needle and thread up at 'a'
and go down at 'b'.

Step 2 – Come up splitting the plies as shown.

Step 3 – Go down at 'c' as shown.

Step 4 – Swedish split stitch is made.

This stitch is an isolated stitch but it can also be used to fill larger spaces. It's a good replacement for seed stitch filling too.

You can alternate the shades as shown in the last image to create an interesting effect.

1 comment:

Boud said...

Split stitch is one of my favorite stitches to do. I often substitute it for chain stitch. It's so satisfying.