11. Twill Stitch
The Twill Stitch is a simple, textured needlepoint filling stitch that is worked vertically in diagonal rows. It gets its name from the finished pattern resembling a woven twill fabric.
The Double Twill Stitch is worked vertically in diagonal rows, of different lengths, most often in 2 colors. It is worked similarly to the standard Twill Stitch.
This stitch is often worked in background areas.
14. Milanese Stitch
A highly textured background or filling stitch, giving the illusion or arrows worked diagonally.
15. Cashmere Stitch
A pretty, simple filling stitch worked in diagonal rows. Often used to fill a background area.
This version of the Cashmere stitch is worked in rectangular blocks and is a popular choice for fillings.
17. Jacquard Stitch
The Jacquard Stitch is a filling stitch worked diagonally in stepped rows of alternating colors.
The Moorish Stitch is a needlepoint filling stitch worked in stepped, diagonal rows. This stitch gets its name from a common pattern used in the architecture of Moorish (Arabic) Spain, similar to the style used in the Alhambra. The Moorish Stitch can be worked in a single color, in 2 colors as shown here, or in multiple colors.
19. Byzantine Stitch
This filling stitch is worked in diagonal rows resembling steps. Can be worked over any number of threads to make narrow or wide steps.
20. Mosaic Stitch
An easy filling stitch worked in small squares.