Wheat-ear stich and detached wheat-ear stitch. - It is formed of two rows of spikes with a Chain stitch between. To work, draw three parallel lines as a guide. Bring up the needle on the centre line. Make a Chain stitch. Insert the needle on the right-hand line at the same level as the Chain stitch ; bring it out in the Chain stitch, and draw the thread through. Repeat the same toward the left. The stitch may be worked also with spikes on one side and Bullion stitches on the other.