The Square Chain Stitch is a chunky, open version of a standard chain stitch. This stitch can be used alone as an interesting border or outine stitch, or pass ribbon or other trims under the stitch for a multi-layered effect.
To work the square chain stitch, bring the needle up through the fabric at your starting point.
Insert the needle again a short distance from the starting point (the desired width of the stitch) and bring the tip up through the fabric a short distance away, to the right of your original exit hole.
Repeat the process to make additional stitches.
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