I am done with experimenting with this stitch, moving on to stitch combinations, here are a few samples-

21.69.buttonhole double chain st-sampler2

21.69.buttonhole double chain st-sampler2

4.The buttonholed double chain stitch is combined with- buttonhole stitch and detached chain stitches in the first row. Stem stitch and chain stitch are worked as borders in the second row.

21.69.bhdchainst-4

21.69.bhdchainst-4

5.Cretan stitch is worked over the buttonholed double chain in the first row, and French knots are worked in the spaces in the second row.

21.69.bhdchainst-5

21.69.bhdchainst-5

6.The last row is whipped with variegated rimjim thread.

21.69.bhdchainst-6

21.69.bhdchainst-6

the completed  sampler-

21.69.buttonhole double chain stitch sampler

21.69.buttonhole double chain stitch sampler

This stitch sampler was more of a practice piece, than a reference for this stitch. I am content of learning a new stitch which was missed during the earlier TAST challenge.

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