With three more stitches to explore, I chose the 70th week stitch of the TAST 2013 by SharonB-crested chain stitch. I did not try this when it was part of the earlier TAST challenge.
The sampler-

22.70.crested chain st-sampler1

22.70.crested chain st-sampler1

1.I started with the way Sharon had demonstrated this stitch in the first row, the second row was the method shown on A-Z embroidery of stitches-2,[ here the needle passes through a loop held in hand], though the knots are more precise in this row, it is hard to hold the basic chain and the loop together to maintain the tension of the stitch. I am following Sharon’s method from now on.

22.70.crechainst-1

22.70.crechainst-1

2.The stitches are worked narrower in these rows.

22.70.crechainst-2

22.70.crechainst-2

3.Keeping the stitches narrow, I tried extending alternate chain stitches longer in the first row. The needle takes a more fabric for the loop in the alternate stitches in the second row.

22.70.crechainst-3

22.70.crechainst-3

4. The stitches are worked in varying heights in these rows.

22.70.crechainst-4

22.70.crechainst-4

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