In this stitch sampler, I wanted use left over cotton skeins from previous projects. The colours are shades of violet and green. The sampler looks like this-

28.up&down buttonhole stitch sampler1

The details-
4. the first stitch is shorter than the second stitch in the first row, this long and short version, alternated in the second row.

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5.in this row, the long and short version of this stitch is worked with the basic up and down buttonhole stitch.

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6. the stitches are worked both sides of the line in the first row, two rows of this stitch are worked facing away from each other in the scond row.

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7. one row of up and down buttonhole stitch is worked over another row of this stitch in the first row. then the stitch is worked on curved lines.

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8. in these rows, two versions of up and down buttonhole stitches are worked facing each other.

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9.the zigzag version of this stitch is worked in this row.

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