Flat Herringbone Stitch

Flat Herringbone Stitch Directions
Begin a ladder stitch with an even number of beads.

Flat Herringbone Stitch Instructions
Exiting from the top of the final bead in the ladder stitch, pick up two beads.

Flat Herringbone Stitch Steps
Pass down through the fifth bead of the ladder stitched row.

Flat Herringbone Stitch Tutorial
Pass back up through the fourth bead of the ladder stitched row.

Flat Herringbone Stitch Directions
Pick up two beads.

Flat Herringbone Stitch Instructions
Stitch down through the third bead of the ladder stitched row.

Flat Herringbone Stitch Steps
Pass back up through the second bead of the ladder stitched row.

Flat Herringbone Stitch Tutorial
Pick up two beads.

Flat Herringbone Stitch Directions
Pass down through the first bead of the ladder stitched row.

Flat Herringbone Stitch Instructions
Carefully pass the needle between the threads joining bead one and bead two of the ladder stitched row.

Flat Herringbone Stitch Steps
The working thread will loop around the joining thread between the beads.

Flat Herringbone Stitch Tutorial
Pass back up the first bead of the ladder stitched row and through the first bead of the herringbone row.

Flat Herringbone Stitch Directions
Pull snug, making sure the thread loop has caught at the bottom.

Flat Herringbone Stitch Instructions

Thread passage

Flat Herringbone Stitch Steps
Pick up two beads and pass down through the second bead of row two.

Flat Herringbone Stitch Tutorial
Connect the second bead and third bead of row two by passing up through the third bead.

Flat Herringbone Stitch Directions
Pick up two beads.

Flat Herringbone Stitch Instructions
Pass down through the fourth bead in the second row and pass up through the fifth bead in the second row.

Flat Herringbone Stitch Steps
Pick up two beads.

Flat Herringbone Stitch Tutorial
Pass down through the last bead in row two.

Flat Herringbone Stitch Directions
Pass the needle around the threads at the base of the last bead in row two.

Flat Herringbone Stitch Instructions
The working thread will wrap around the thread bridge between the last bead in row two and the first bead of row one.

Flat Herringbone Stitch Steps
Pass back up the last bead in row two and the first bead of row three.

Flat Herringbone Stitch Tutorial

Thread passage

Flat Herringbone Stitch Directions

Thread passage

Flat Herringbone Stitch Instructions
Continue stitching until complete.


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