This is another simple motif in woven kutchwork.
The pattern copied on fabric-
the basic stitches are done in three steps.
Step -1.the basic stitch worked on the centre square-
The worked square-
Step-2- the basic stitches on the four diagonal bands. starting with the first band.
Basic stitches on Two diagonal bands completed.
Basic stitches on all diagonal bands completed.the third step started-
Step3- the basic stitches are worked , which will cover the whole motif in this last step.
Work in progress on the third step, notice the up and down movement of the thread.
The basic stitches completed.
The weaving is worked in pink thread.
The weaving and interlacing in this motif is done in four stages. There is no particular order, they can be worked in any manner.
I started like this-
This motif requires the extra fourth line in four places which will complete the interlocked squares formed within the basic stitches. Starting with that step-
The fourth line is completed in all places.
Working the centre with pink thread-
Weaving on the bands on four sides, one band is completed , weaving in progress on the second band.
All four bands woven in this picture-
The last step of working on the basic stitches, to form the rest of the interlocked squares .
The movement of the weaving on one side in this picture-
Completed woven motif-
Another angle of the motif-
Hope these steps are useful for those who are interested in the working of woven kutchwork.