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Stitch Steps - Continental (tent) stitch - Homespun

On February 1st 2017

Continental-stitch-(web)

This is a basic needlepoint stitch used on canvas. It looks like half-cross stitch on the front, but it’s worked differently to give denser coverage. It can be stitched in both horizontal and vertical rows to suit the colour changes in the design. Continental (tent) stitch LEFT Continental (tent) stitch RIGHT