Dutch stitch

The Dutch stitch. The Dutch stitch.

The Dutch stitch is a composite stitch generally worked on canvas, which forms a six-pointed star. An elongated cross stitch is combined with a vertical straight stitch, sometimes in a contrasting colour. Also known as a Dutch cross stitch.


  • CLAYTON, Mary (2007). The Needlecrafter's Companion. 1001 Stitch Terms and Techniques, London: Collins and Brown, p. 56.
  • EATON, Jan (1986). The Complete Stitch Encyclopedia. Twickenham: Hamlyn, pp. 137, 139.

Digital source of illustration (retrieved 27 January 2017).


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