Mosaic Checker Stitch

The Mosaic Checker Needlepoint Stitch is a variation of the traditional Mosaic Needlepoint Stitch, which is commonly used to create geometric patterns and textures in needlepoint projects.

Stitch Details

Mosaic Checker Stitch Instructions & Diagram

You can see the diagram of this stitch below.

  • Start with a tent stitch, then make a stitch that goes across two canvas intersections, then make a tent stitch again. This will create a small square
  • Next to this square we will make a new 2x2 square with tent stitches only, in total 4 tent stitches
  • In a row you must alternate between the two squares, keeping in mind that the first square must have the only tent stitches square above, below, and on both sides and vice versa



Stitch Guides where Mosaic Checker Stitch is used

Check out our Stitch Guides where this stitch is used to get some inspiration for your needlepoint project.


If you have doubts about what stitches to choose for your project - check our Tips to select Needlepoint Stitches or Our favorite Needlepoint Decorative Stitches.
Happy stitching :)

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