Cretan stitch tutorial and sampler

This week's TAST challenge by Sharon on Pintangle is Cretan stitch..

Here is the step by step instructions for beginners


On cloth, the steps look as in the below picture





Some of the patterns that I tried with this stitch

10 comments:

Shama Nagarajan said...

nice designs

jenclair said...

Great job! You've made some interesting patterns!

veena krishnakumar said...

awesome tute Ec....lovely samples...hoping to see some more like this!!!

Christine said...

Very nice!!

Christina said...

The pink 'curl' is the most neat one I've seen so far, good work!

Isabelle said...

great job ! and thanks for the step-by-step. it is very pedagogic

Miriam said...

What a nice "bows" !

Viltalakim said...

Thnaks for the step/ to /step. I now know I did it right!! :)
cannot wait to show my finihsed piece on Tuesday, I think my best embroidery piece so far ....

yarngoddess said...

Well done!

Raphaela said...

Interesting patterns.

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