Stitch of the Month
June 2009: Henderson Variant

by Tony Minieri

The pattern is stitched in oblique rows of diagonal Gobelin stitches alternating the slant every 3rd stitch. The second half of the pattern is worked in Tent stitches also in oblique rows. You could also use a 1x1 cross, a French Knot, a Colonial Knot or a bead.

***This stitch can be used for clothing, architectural subjects, and mountains.

To stitch on the Mystery Project for 2009

Verify that you are stitching in the correct section by referring to the roadmap diagram here.

AREA 5 STITCH 5

Using 3 strands of C2______________for the alternating groups of 3 diagonal Gobelin stitches and 1 strand of C3_______________for the Tent filler stitches, stitch this area in Henderson variant. The pattern is stitched in oblique rows of diagonal Gobelin stitches alternating the slant every 3rd stitch. The second half of the pattern is worked in Tent stitches also in oblique rows. You could also use a 1x1 cross, a French Knot, a Colonial Knot or a bead.

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