The Cretan stitch is used as a filling stitch, especially in doing leaves. Various effects can be produced by altering the angle of the stitches or even closing them in or opening them out. This stitch is usually worked from top to bottom. Submit a Comment Cancel replyYour email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Website Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Yes, add me to your mailing list CAPTCHA CodeChallenge failed By using this form you agree with the storage and handling of your data by this website. * This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.