The interlaced running stitch is also known as the double threaded running stitch. It starts with the basic running stitch and then is laced one direction with either the same or contrasting thread, and then laced the opposite direction to form loops through the running stitches.
The interlaced running stitch is a great stitch for outlines or embellishments, and is perfect for straight or curved lines. And, in one of the samples below, it can be used as a background fill with diagonal or straight lines that are looped with same or contrasting color threads. Switch up the weights of the threads for different looks and textures.
Try using silk embroidery ribbon in the loops for threading, or a heavier thread or yarn, like a Perle Cotton in size 3. Use this to embellish garments or accessories. This stitch can be used with counted stitch embroidery projects.
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This is a similar stitch to the threaded back stitch.
Here is another sampler using two colors of Perle Cotton size 8 with a diagonal stitching pattern.
Here is another sampler of this stitch:
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