I started stitching this Granada Tile design and decided to lay down a Parisian Stitch on the bands at the bottom.
Granada Tile handpainted needlepoint canvas. 5" x 5" on 18 mesh.
|The horizontal needlepoint Parisian Stitch. This stitch works vertically as well.|
What's to Like About the Needlepoint Parisian Stitch:
|Subway tiles look like the Parisian Stitch, although
these are of equal length, whereas the Parisian Stitch is characterized by stitches of two different lengths.
How to Work the Needlepoint Parisian Stitch:
Here's a chart for how to work the needlepoint Parisian Stitch. The Granada tile is on 18 mesh canvas but we used all 6 strands of cotton floss as this is a straight stitch and these often need a thickened thread. Give it a go!
|Horizontal needlepoint Parisian Stitch||Vertical needlepoint Parisian Stitch|
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