Tuesday, October 9, 2012

Raised Chain Band

This composite stitch is made up of horizontal straight stitches linked with chain stitches worked with a contrasting thread. Begin by making a vertical column of horizontal straight stitches.

Step 1. With contrasting thread, come up at A, take thread over horizontal stitch; come up to left of A. Slide needle under stitch with thread under needle point.

Step 2. Pull thread through. Take thread over and under next horizontal stitch and slide needle under stitch to the left as shown. Pull thread through. Repeat.

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