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.
|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.|
|Fig 3: Once finished, the decorated chain stitch would appear like this.|
Tags: back stitch, back stitched chain stitch, chain stitch, hand embroidery tutorial