Elephants Needlepoint Kit - Stitch Guide

In this blog post we will show you a stitch guide for all the needlepoint stitches used in this Elephants needlepoint canvas, designed by Rachel Lee. This beautiful piece was stitched by our dearest customer Joana Rego, and she decided to use many different stitches to create the feeling of texture and patterns.

Joana is an experienced needlepoint crafter, so these stitches vary in difficulty level, but we pair them along with diagrams, so you can easily recreate them, and master even the hardest ones! 


Stitch Guide Mapping

stitch guide of needlepoint canvas with illustration of elephants


Diagrams of the needlepoint stitches used: 


1- Long stitch

2- Kennan Stitch Kennan stitch needlepoint diagram

2- Chain Stitch

4- Turkey Work Stitch (with vertical lock)turkey work needlepoint stitch diagram

5- Milanese Stitch

6- Hungarian Stitch

7- Hourglass Cross Stitch

Hourglass cross needlepoint stitch diagram

8- Double Brick Stitch

9- Brick Cashmere Stitchbrick cashmere needlepoint stitch diagram

10- Joana found this stitch on Pinterest, and we can't figure out the name, so if you know what it's called, tell us!

needlepoint stitch diagram

11- Gobelin Slanted Stitch

12- Encroaching Gobelin Stitch

13- Upright Cross Stitch

Any questions let us know in the comments section.

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