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Shading stitches are used to fill areas of a design with graduating colour or spacing.

Shading Stitches

Basketweave tent stitch Block shading Brick stitch Bricked wave (pattern) Bullion knot Burden stitch Byzantine stitch Chevron (pattern) Chinese knot Closed diagonal darning (pattern) Closed herringbone darning (pattern) Colonial knot Compressed lace (pattern) Condensed cashmere stitch Continental tent stitch Cross stitch Crossed cushion stitch Diagonal trellis (pattern) Diagonal wave (pattern) Diagonal weave (pattern) Diamond eyelet (pattern) Diamond trellis (pattern) Double linked cross stitch Double straight cross stitch Dutch stitch Encroaching straight Gobelin stitch Ermine stitch Fan (pattern) Fan stitch Florentine stitch Fly stitch Flying cross stitch French knot Harlequin (pattern) Hexagonal lozenge (pattern) Honeycomb (pattern) Interlocking ‘I’s (pattern) Interlocking ‘Y’s (pattern) Interlocking ‘Z’s (pattern) Jacquard stitch John stitch Lace (pattern) Laid work Long and short stitch Maltese cross stitch Oatmeal stitch Oblique Gobelin stitch Oblong double-tied cross stitch Octagon star (pattern) Octagonal square (pattern) Padded satin stitch (laid work padding) Padded satin stitch (split stitch padding) Pearl stitch (variation) Pekinese stitch Pistil stitch Plait stitch Raised spot stitch Reversed cushion stitch Rhodes stitch Satin stitch Scattered triangle (pattern) Seeding stitch Slanted satin stitch Small diamond (pattern) Stepped fishbone stitch Straight Gobelin stitch T-blocks (pattern) Tent stitch Tulip (pattern) Turkey rug knot Victorian step stitch Waffle (pattern) Wave stitch Web stitch Zigzag (pattern)