Linked Chain stitch is the next challenge for Take a Stitch Tuesday. Stitch 36, is of course based on Chain stitch but this variety produces a thicker line and it is a great variety to add beads to. See the Linked Chain Stitch tutorial on how to hand embroider Linked chain and take a look at the instructions on how to add beads to it. This variety can also be laced a bit like Threaded Cable Chain stitch making it fun to experiment with.
How to join in on the Take a Stitch Tuesday challenge
If you are new to hand embroidery the challenge is to learn the stitches. If you are an experienced embroiderer push these stitches in creative manner and share with beginners what can be done with a little imagination.
Where to share
Stitch a sample, photograph it, put in online on your blog, flickr site, share it on facebook or where ever you hang out online, and leave a comment on the Linked Chain page with your full web address. Don’t forget the http bit of the web address so that your address becomes a live link so that people can visit your site and see what you have done. Please spread the word about Take a Stitch Tuesday tell your stitching buddies on social networks.
Feel free to join the TAST facebook group. If you are a hashtag type person use the hashtag #TASTembroidery and #PintangleTAST on places like Instagram etc. The challenge guidelines are on the TAST FAQ page. All stitchers a free to join the challenge and all levels of skill are welcome.