Wheatear stitch

Schematic drawing of a wheatear stitch. Schematic drawing of a wheatear stitch.

The wheatear stitch is a variation on the reverse chain stitch. It is made between two parallel lines, with V-shaped stitches between chain stitches.


  • CLAYTON, Mary (2007). The Needlecrafter's Companion. 1001 Stitch Terms and Techniques, London: Collins and Brown, p. 174.
  • EATON, Jan (1986). The Complete Stitch Encyclopedia. Twickenham: Hamlyn, pp. 32, 34.

Digital source of illustration(retrieved 27 January 2017).



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