Plaited Fly stitch

part of the Fly stitch family

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illustration of plaited fly stitch

As can be seen from the illustration this version of fly stitch is simply arrangement of fly stitches that are one upon the other.

Fly stitch is worked easily since it is made up of a V-shaped loop which is then tied down by a vertical straight stitch.

To work simply lap each stitch over one another to form a pattern as in the illustration.


Varieties of Fly stitch

There are a number of varieties and developments of Fly stitch. These are listed under Closed fly stitch, Plaited fly stitch, Reversed fly stitch, Threaded fly stitch, Threaded reversed fly stitch, Whipped fly stitch, and Whipped reversed fly stitch.