maandag 5 april 2010

Knotted buttonhole stitch

I finished my sampler of the knotted buttonhole stitch just in time before the next stitch is up! Unfortunately I started very late with it, so I’m quite sure I’m inspired by al the lovely examples I saw at the Flickr TAST-group. The row in my first picture is done with 4 threads of stranded DMC. I made the buttonhole stitches in different sizes.The next one is done in blue perle 5. I made 3 buttonhole stitches instead of 2 in two different sizes.
This row in DMC broder special is a combination of 2 of the same rows, but the second one is upside down. I stitched the buttonhole stitches in an angle.
I made the next row with light and dark blue perle 5. I switched colors in the first step of the stitch. I used 2 needles.
The last row is done in a variegated cotton thread. I alternated the direction of the stitch.
If you want to see my complete sampler, just take a look at my Flickr-page.

3 opmerkingen:

  1. Lovely, I especially like the yellow/gold one with the upside down row.

  2. Most excellent! And I'm visualizing more tangles based on your stitches, if that is okay with you.

  3. Soem really nice samples, especially the double, upside down row.