This row of stitching is Renaissance stitch also known as Queen stitch.
A hand dyed wool which is about the same weight as Appletons.
This section of my sampler is worked on 26 count linen
Procion cold water dyes for the thread.
All samples are 15 cm (6 inches) wide and stitched together in one long band sampler.
The sampler is currently 44 ft 5 inches or 533 inches (1353.83 centimetres) or 14.8 yards (13.53 metres) long and still being added to.
This section of the sampler was worked in May 1998
For the full back story on this piece visit the Sampler FAQ.
All posts in the series are in the category the Love of Stitching Band Sampler.