Wednesday, July 29, 2009

Whip it Up Wednesday ~ Open and Closed Chevron

Each Wednesday we will choose a stitch to explore and post stitch diagram(s) to help you practice and master each.

Open Chevron ~ this type has an open feel with small spaces between top stitches and also between bottom stitches

Steps ~ Start in the lower left hand corner and go over 2 threads to the right and go through the fabric. From behind the fabric go back to the left 1 thread and come up through the fabric. Go up 2 threads and over 2 threads to the right and go through the fabric. From behind the fabric go over 1 thread to the left and come up through the fabric. Go over 2 threads to the right and go through the fabric. From behind the fabric go back to the left 1 thread and come up through the fabric. Go over 2 threads to the right and down 2 threads to the right and go through the fabric. From behind the fabric go back to the left 1 thread and come up through the fabric. Go over 2 threads to the right and go thought the fabric. Repeat as necessary.

Open Chevron

View diagram below for a Chevron Variation. This type has a closed feel with no spaces between top stitches or between bottom stitches.

Closed Chevron

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