- centipede stitch
- knotted loop stitch
- Double buttonhole stitch
Bring the needle up at the centre between the two guidelines, then insert it on the top guideline to make a diagonal stitch. Come up at the lower guideline. Work a buttonhole stitch over the first stitch.
Bring the needle up at the lower guideline and work a buttonhole stitch over the previous diagonal stitch.
Continue in the same manner as required. To finish, take the needle down at the centre between the two guidelines.
Structure of stitch
Mrs Archibald Christie, Samplers and Stitches (1921) , p.32–3
Mary Thomas, Mary Thomas’s Dictionary of Embroidery Stitches (1934) , p.146–7