Lattice Stitch

The Lattice stitch is a kind of interlaced Herringbone and it is used in making borders of uniform width. It may be worked on canvas or linen.

Lattice Stitch
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It is worked like Ismit Stitch making the stitches at the edge meet. It differs from it in that it is worked for a distance of an inch or more, then a space is left unworked, and the pattern repeated, giving the lattice-like effect from which it takes its name.

To work: Make four or five stitches slanting in the same direction. Then over these work others in the contrary direction, but interlace afterwards by putting the needle over one and under another of the stitches first made (a).

If worked on a large scale, a small stitch may be added to the points of juncture afterwards, and this gives a very pretty effect (b) and (c). See diagram below.

Leviathan Stitch diagram.
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