Watch the Strumming Stitches online guitar lesson by Ton van Bergeijk from Licks to Riffs Guidebook: Blues

With a plectrum or finger-strumming, I would simplify the whole thing. You can play it with a Big Bill Broonzy bass, and you can of course play the same double stops as we did earlier. But let's see if we can stay more or less in the same position.