The Arrowhead Stitch can be used in groups for either line or filling, or detached. It is a great embroidery stitch for a row or border, or as a stitch to fill an area. It is part of the family of straight stitches and is easy to stitch. Two straight stitches are connected to form an arrow shape.
When it is a row, it looks like a zig zag, when worked to fill an area, it looks like netting.
How to embroider the Arrowhead Stitch
Start by doing even angled stitches along a row.
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When you get to the end of the row, you begin working the same stitch at the other angle on your way back.
Here is the first row of Arrowhead Stitches.
I wanted to fill the space, so then I started another row. I had a little trouble getting started, but once I did, it was smooth stitching!
Here are more rows added to my Arrowhead Stitch sampler.
And, the finished sample of this stitch, filling the space. I used a variegated thread and like the look.
Here is a sampler with the basic arrowhead stitch in one line.
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