Barred Witch Stitch
Work from left to right. Bring needle out to the front side at 1. Take a slanting stitch to the top right , insert needle through fabric to the reverse side at 2. Move needle a short distance to the left and bring out to the front side at 3. Move needle down to the right and insert needle through fabric to the reverse side at 4 to complete stitch. Repeat.
This stitch is sometimes worked from the front side of the textile with the long segments on the reverse side.
Possible uses for this stitch
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