- Condensed cushion
- Diagonal Scotch
Make further stitches across three, two and one canvas intersections. This completes the first square.
Repeat the sequence diagonally: across one, two, three, two, one, two, three, two etc. Continue in diagonal rows.
Structure of stitch
This is a flat medium-sized stitch that fills in quite quickly.
Various Authors, The Royal School of Needlework Book of Embroidery (2018) , p.123
Kate Haxell, The Stitch Bible (2012)
Jennifer Campbell, Ann-Marie Bakewell, Guide to Embroidery Stitches (2004)
Sarah Whittle, The Needlecraft Stitch Directory (2012)