The last two borders in the needlepoint reproduction of the Bath Mosaic are mainly Tent Stitch. Each will be shown as a straight border and then as the corner.
The first border is all Tent Stitches in all three colors. Remember: blue squares – blue Needlepoint Inc 325, red squares – terra cotta Splendor S925, green squares – gray Splendor S920, black squares – dark blue Needlepoint Inc 928 (only on outside border corners. Begin the border 3 threads from the previous border.
This border does not have a special corner. The corner chart, above, shows the placement of the border in relation to the previous border. Click image to get full size chart.
The outside border has a Backstitched edge and has an interlaced pattern using all three main colors. The border is three threads from the previous border.
This border has different corners, which sets off this delightful pattern. While it is in the original mosaic, using a corner ornament is also a perfect solution when you don’t want to or can’t turn the corner. Click image to get full size chart.