Ladder Stitch

The ladder stitch The ladder stitch

The ladder stitch is a technique that forms a tight braid on either side of a 'ladder'. It is a technique used to create a decorative border. The name ladder stitch is sometimes used for the open chain stitch or the ladder hem stitch. Also known as blind stitch, hidden stitch, or slip stitch.

Source: THOMAS, Mary (1934). Mary Thomas's Dictionary of Embroidery Stitches, London: Hodder and Stoughton, pp. 142-143.

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