Half Rhodes Stitch

The Half Rhodes Needlepoint Stitch is commonly used to create textured patterns and fill in areas of a design. The Half Rhodes Stitch is worked over a smaller area and usually forms a diamond or square shape.

Stitch Details

Half Rhodes Stitch Instructions & Diagram

You can see the diagram of this stitch below. 

  • Start by making a diagonal stitch skipping six canvas intersections
  • Then, make six more stitches of the same length by moving the top one canvas thread to the left and the bottom one canvas thread to the right
  • Perform the same process below the previous sequence making the lower stitches of the first one meet the upper stitches of the second one
  • To make the following column, take in consideration that the widest part of the first column must meet the narrowest part of the second column

    Stitch Guides where Half Rhodes 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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