This is a simple, decorative variation of the Cretan stitch. Use it on borders or just as innovative filling, it will look neat.
You need to know the Cretan stitch to be able to continue with this tutorial.
|Fig 1: First, start by making a base of Cretan stitch. Then, from the left corner, using a contrasting colored thread, bring the needle out and start lacing between the Cretan stitches as shown.||Fig 2: Go up and down the stitches without touching the fabric below.|
|Fig 3: A finished row of this stitch would look like this.|
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