Check & Variation Stitches
Uses: Stars, Accent, Samplers
Check can be used to create the illusion of a meadow of daisies or a starry nght sky. It is fast to work and has a lot of impact on the canvas. The corners are void. Use Continental to fill the areas. Try stacking the stitches close together for a unique look.
Stitch the vertical lines first using the numbering system. When this has been completed, work the horizontal ones.
For a quick variation, use two colors. One color for the horizontal and another for the vertical.