This is worked in horizontal rows and each cross stitch is underlined by a horizontal straight stitch before the next cross is worked.
Working from left to right, follow the numbers as shown always working into the central hole. The second complete stitch shares a hole with the last thread of the first stitch.
Working from left to right bring needle out at left and make a horizontal stitch across four threads, bring out two threads back and two threads down. Then work second bar of cross four threads above bringing out two stitches to the right and two stitches down ready for the next stitch.. See also upright cross stitch gone wrong.
This is worked as upright cross stitch but alternating the horizontal stitch on top with the vertical stitch on top from row to row as shown.
This is often trammed to make it more hard wearing Work trammed stitch from left to right then pull needle through one thread down and one thread to the left, then insert it over two threads directly above to form upright stitch and come out in position for next stitch two threads down and one to left. Continue like this row after row.
This is also known as straight gobelin stitch.
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