Today's #stitchingsunday stitch is a reminder of a wonderfully reliable small space stitch as well as an adorable stitched version of it.
The stitched sample is from a Rebecca Woods stocking from one of my favorite stitching friends. It uses Vineyard Silk and Kreinik Metallic Tapestry Braid (#12) on 18-mesh.
This stitch diagram, along with all other #whimsicalwednesday and #smallspacesunday stitch diagrams, can also be found on a Pinterest board here.
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I hope you have the perfect spot for this stitch! Happy #stitchingsunday!
A Note about Diagrams
I use color in diagrams to make them as clear as possible. The primary function of different colored lines is to illustrate a stitch sequence. For example, layering of colors demonstrates you add them in that order. They can also provide ideas on how to integrate additional threads (one line for each color). Or, you can use the same thread for all color lines. That's where I encourage you to use your imagination for the space you are stitching!