Woven Plait Stitch

The Woven Plait Needlepoint Stitch is a decorative stitch used to create textured and intricate patterns. It involves weaving threads over a base of straight stitches to form a plaited or braided effect.

Stitch Details

Woven Plait Stitch Instructions & Diagram

You can see the diagram of this stitch below.

  • Start making a sequence from right to left of diagonal stitches (from down-right to up-left) skipping two canvas threads each. Once you finished one diagonal stitch, just go two canvas threads down and start the next one
  • At the end of the row, move the needle (behind the canvas) three canvas threads down and one to the right, then start making the same sequence as step 1 but in the opposite direction
  • Once you finish the second row start the process again



Stitch Guides where Woven Plait 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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Decorative Stitches for Needlepoint Booklet by Unwind Studio
Decorative Stitches for Needlepoint Booklet by Unwind Studio
Decorative Stitches for Needlepoint Booklet by Unwind Studio

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