Victorian Step Stitch

The Victorian Step Needlepoint Stitch creates a geometric pattern resembling steps or stairs. It's often used to fill large areas and can add texture and visual interest.

Stitch Details

Victorian Step Stitch Instructions & Diagram

You can see the diagram of this stitch below.

  • Start making a vertical stitch skipping four canvas threads (from bottom to top)
  • To the bottom right of the previous stitch make three vertical stitches skipping two canvas threads each
  • Aligned with the top of the previous stitches, start another long stitch over four canvas threads which should end two canvas threads below the last stitches
  • The first long stitch of the second row should fit to the left of the leftmost long stitch of the first row



Stitch Guides where Victorian Step 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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