The third part of the earlier chained cross stitch sampler-

31.79.26.chained cross st-sampler3

31.79.26.chained cross st-sampler3

5.The upright version of chained cross stitch is worked in the first sample, the regular version and the upright version are alternated in the second sample. Two rows of upright chained cross stitch are worked together in the third row. The half cross stitch and the chain are angled away and worked horizontally in the fourth row. Two chains are worked over long half crosses in the third row. The half crosses were worked first, then the chains were worked on them.

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31.79.26.chcrossst-5

6.Chained cross stitch is worked in the type of herringbone stitch in the first sample, can be chained cross herringbone, a long name for a simple stitch! Closed version of the same stitch is worked in the second sample. The half crosses were at a steep angle and the chains were at 45* angle in the third sample. The chains are worked at an angle crossing the straight stitches in the fourth sample. The chains are worked over three half crosses in the fifth sample. The half crosses emerge from the same point and chains were worked over them in the last sample.

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31.79.26.chcrossst-6

Most of the samples the half crosses or straight stitches wre worked in arrow and chains were worked over them.

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