Welcome back to our Learning How to Cross Stitch series! So far we’ve learned what supplies we need, and how to prepare our fabric. Now it’s time for part 3 where you finally begin stitching. In this post I will be teaching you the English method of cross stitch, where one line of diagonal halves of the stitches are worked and then the other half worked back across. This method is great for working a large portion of rows that are the same color. Let’s begin!
(Learn better through video tutorials rather than pictures? Here’s the full length video of this post)
Just like that, you now know how to cross stitch using the English method! Some of my favorite cross stitch recipes of mine that utilize this technique are the Napricot, Tea-Rex, and Waitermelon. They are all available in my shop, and a great patterns to start with.
The next post in our series will cover the Danish Cross Stitch method, which is great for working individual stitches, or ones where the same color is worked in a varying pattern. You can find that next post here.
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