I did a few more variations of oyster stitch today. the sampler-

30.oyster stitch sampler

The details-

6. oyster stitch laced with cotton skein in the first row. Isolated oyster stitches worked with fly stitches in the second row.


7. cretan stitch and oyster stitch combination in the first row, and herring bone oyster stitch combination in the second row.


8. buttonhole stitch and oyster stitch in the first row, zigzag back stitch worked over oyster stitch in the second row.


9. oyster stitches are worked over a line of basque stitch in the first row, bonnet and oyster stitch together in the second row.


motifs with oyster stitch.
10a- this idea duly copied from Sharon’s blog.


10b- oyster stitch flower with zigzag back stitch outline.


10c-oyster stitch with French knots.


10d- bullion, French knots with oyster stitch.


10e- butter fly chain stitch and oyster stitch.


I did not know, this stitch will be so interesting to work with .I enjoyed working on this sampler. I’ll have to use this stitch more often and explore it’s possibilities.