This week’s stitch of the TAST 2012 stitch challenge by SharonB is berry stitch or double detached chain stitch or double lazy daisy stitch. I started the sampler today, it looks like this now-
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1.The basic berry stitches are worked horizontally in these rows.in the second row long and short berry stitches are alternated. The second detached chain stitches are extended in the third row.

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50.berryst-1

2. The second detached chain stitches are worked with rimjim thread in the first row.. Rest of the berry stitch rows are laced and whipped with rimjim thread.

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50.berryst-2

3.Four corners are worked with berry stitches. The design is repeated in this row.

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50.berryst-3

4.Some motifs with berry stitch are explored in this part of the sampler. The other stitches used are detached chain, stem , Algerian eye, woven wheel, whipped wheel, pistil and buttonhole wheel.

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50.berryst-4

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