This stitch has a single cross stitch topped by an upright cross stitch. Highly textured, this makes a pretty filling.
32. Rhodes Stitch
This article provides instructions for working the basic Rhodes Stitch, along with 7 of its variations including heart, diamond, star, sheaf, round, pinwheel and more!
The an elongated, upright cross stitch is worked first, topped by a smaller standard cross stitch.
34. Rice Stitch
This stitch utilizes a crossed stitch, with the 'arms' of the stitch topped with a diagonal stitch. The resilting stitch resembles grains of rice, hence its name.
35. Hungarian Stitch
Vertical diamonds are worked in horizontal rosw to make this pretty filling.
The Criss Cross Hungarian Stitch is a textured filling stitched worked in rows of diagonal stitches, with each row facing the opposite direction. A second color of stitch is used in the resulting spaces between the rows. This is the perfect area to use a specialty thread such as a metallic, or to add a bead.
Also known as Hungarian Diamonds, the Hungarian Diamond Stitch is a needlepoint filling stitch that can be worked as a filling or in rows, and resembles rows of diamonds. The stitch can be worked in a single color as shown, or alternate the colors of each row for a visually striking effect.
38. Corduroy Stitch
The Corduroy Stitch is worked in vertical rows of 2 different widths, which gives you a pronounced striped effect in your needlepoint project. It can be worked in a single color, or 2 colors as shown here.
39. Woven Stitch
Resembles a woven fabric and often used as a light filling.
Similar to the Woven Stitch, but worked in alternating lengths.