There are three ways of doing what is essentially this one basic needlepoint stitch, and they only look different on the "wrong" side of the canvas. We tell you how to do all three because you might interchange them a bit when you are working a project.
First, some general advice on basic needlepoint stitches:
When reading all the stitch guide graphics that follow, you bring the needle up to the good side of the canvas on the odd numbers, and push the needle down to the wrong side of the canvas on all the even numbers.
Left Handed Stitchers. Although the instructions below are not only for right handed stitchers, left handed stitchers can get additional instructions here that might make life easier - and we are all about easy, remember!