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Diagonal weave (pattern)

‚ÄčThis complex pattern is made up of large and small rectangles with a diagonal stitch in the middle of each. It is a fairly dense pattern and works well in architectural shapes.

Diagonal weave (pattern) is generously sponsored by Christine Durbin

Structure of stitch

Embroidery Techniques

Identifying Diagonal weave (pattern)

‚ÄčA blackwork stitch of blocked zig-zag stitches of alternate long and short zig-zag rows.


  • Various Authors, The Royal School of Needlework Book of Embroidery (2018) , p.145