This is an interesting variation of chain stitch which incorporated back stitch as well. It can be used beautifully to create an interest in the designs over a foundation of chain stitch. This is a fine example on how two different stitches can be combined to create certain effects.

You need to know chain stitch and back stitch to be able to continue this tutorial.

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Fig 1: Begin by bringing out a contrasting colored thread from the second chain  in the row, at a point A. Make a back stitch to go in through  B, as shown. Fig 2: Now, come out from the third chain, at a point C, and go back in at A. Keep making back stitches with the stitch points in each chain of the row.
 back_stitched_chain_stitch_3 Fig 3: Once finished, the decorated chain stitch would appear like this.

 

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