Whip it Up Wednesday ~ Plait Stitch
Each Wednesday we will choose a stitch to explore and post stitch diagram(s) to help you practice and master each.
Plait Stitch ~ This stitch can also be referred to as a Spanish stitch. When completed this stitch resembles a braid.
Steps ~ Start at the lower left hand side of your fabric and go up 2 threads and over 2 threads to the right and go down through the fabric. From behind the fabric go down 2 threads and come up through the fabric. Go up 2 threads and over 1 thread to the left and go down through the fabric. From behind the fabric go down 2 threads and come up through the fabric. Repeat as necessary.
Plait Stitch over 2
View diagram below for a Plait Stitch Variations. It showcases a larger Plait Stitch over 4 threads.
Plait Stitch over 4