How To Back Stitch on Aida

Stitch up through 1 and then down through 2.

Stitch up through 3 and then down through 1.

Continue up through 4 down through 3, up through 5 down through 4 etc.




The benefits of backstitch is that it tends to be very straight. If you are using variegated floss this is the stitch I advise using.



The down side of this stitch is that more floss will used than in Holbein stitch.

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