Before we move on to the new stitch, I recommend you to have a look at Chitra's fantastic Knotted Satin Stitched peacock.
For this week I have selected Lace Stitch, which is one used in Pulled Work, and usually worked on even count linen. The point with PW is that the thread is tugged so tight you won't see the thread, just the hole it creates. Let's see how I'll manage!
Lace Stitch is also called Turkish Stitch, Three-Sided Stitch, Bermuda Faggoting, and Point Turc in French. Searched as I have, I have not discovered its Swedish name, but I am sure there is one. Can anyone help? Är det någon i Sverige som vet?
It is basically a double Back Stitch and worked like this:
On my Aida sampler, which of course is not the appropriate fabric, but never mind, this makes a nice non-pulled stitch:
Homework will be to stitch an inner border on this piece of linnen.
Now, Queenie, don't forget to pull the thread hard!