How to Stitch the Double Cross Stitch also known as the Smyrna Stitch (Plastic Canvas)

Print Friendly and PDF

Double Cross Stitch or Smyrna Stitch

Learn how to stitch the double cross stitch on plastic canvas. This stitch is also known as the Smyrna Stitch

Click the image below to watch the video in Youtube.

The double cross stitch or Smyrna stitch is a textured stitch and is an excellent stitch to use as a filler on a project.

Watch this video for simple to understand instruction.


1. Stitch a standard cross stitch using an odd number of plastic canvas spaces.
2. Then stitch a upright cross stitch directly over it using the middle spaces at sides and top.

Did you enjoy this project? Please share it with your friends using the sharing buttons. Follow our site using the follow buttons at the top of the page to find out about other fun projects.

Supporting Products and links are below.

You can support our site by making a purchase from the affiliate links shown below. We make a small commission on sales through the affiliate links, at no extra cost to you. Your purchases help us to keep making more videos and projects like this one. Thank you in advance for your purchase and your support!

If you have any questions about this project, you can post them as comments on the Youtube Video above or through our "Contact Us" page.

Annette & Chris are a mother/daughter team. We've brought you craft projects and tutorials through this web site for over 20 years.

Site Search

Custom Search

Michael-AllPurpose300x250 Annie OnlineClasses 300x250 CreativeBug/Joann Fat Quarter-300x250