This week has two stitches on the TAST 2013 challenge by SharonB. One is the basic stitch and the next one is the laced version. The first one is simple, I had tried  this as a variation on my herringbone stitch sampler. Today I tried this square herringbone as line stitch.
Today’s work-

5.53.square herringbone-sampler1

5.53.square herringbone-sampler1

Now for the details
1.The square and diamond herringbone stitches are alternated in the first row .the square herringbone stitches are worked in two rows, this sample looks interesting. Long and narrow version of diamond herringbone are worked in the third row.

5.53.sqh.bone-1

5.53.sqh.bone-1

2a.The bottom part of the diamond herringbone are lengthened in the first row. The second row starts with square herringbone and small diamond herringbones are worked over it.

5.53.sqh.bone-2a

5.53.sqh.bone-2a

2b. The completed row

5.53.sqh.bone-2b

5.53.sqh.bone-2b

Two versions of diamond herringbone are alternated in the first row. One side of each diamond herringbone is extended and the latter stitches are worked into the former stitches .This pattern forms the second row in this sample piece.

5.53.sqh.bone-3

5.53.sqh.bone-3

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