Today I did some more butterfly chain stitch samples. These were also done in combination with other stitches.
The last part of the sampler.

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The details-
8. after working a row of butterfly chain stitches, a row a of herringbone stitch is worked beneath it.

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9. first, three fly stitches are worked together in two directions and butterfly chain stitches are worked on their tails. This way ,one side has a fuller look.

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10. a row of zigzag back stitch is worked over a row of butterfly chain stitches.

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11. a row of three individual herringbone stitches are worked together , over them butterfly chain stitches are worked on both sides .

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12. three butterfly stitches are worked together to form a motif. This variation was a surprise.

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13. I tried working whipped wheel stitch on both sides of butterfly chain stitches.

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14. this is a combination of butterfly chain stitch with stem stitch.

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15. the butterfly chain stitch with beads.

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This week’s TAST 2012 challenge stitch, butterfly chain sampler is completed with this row. This stitch was an easy stitch to work with. I worked the straight stitches in cotton skeins and the twisted chain in perle cotton. This striped cloth was too bright to work with more colour combinations, a lighter colour would have given me more options. I learnt this lesson from this.

I had done some variations of this butterfly chain stitch when it was part of the earlier TAST challenge. This time around, I tried working this stitch with other stitches.
The variations done so far,

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details-

1. the first row, three rows of butterfly chain stitches, the second row, I tried working butterfly chain on buttonhole stitch.

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2. two versions for working butterfly chain stitches between two rows of buttonhole stitches.

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3.butterfly chain stitch is worked between two rows of chain stitches.

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4. A long tailed detached chain stitch is worked between the straight stitches, and butterfly chain stitch is worked on it.

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5. Long tailed fly stitch is worked between the straight stitches, and then the butterfly chain stitches are done on them.

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6.Butterfly chain stitch is worked along with double cross stitch.

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Will try some more combinations.