Stitch of the Week 9: Couching

Take a Stitch on Tuesday, March 12, 2013   Welcome to week 9! (Update from me at the end of this post)

This week’s stitch is Couching. Here is the SharonB’s Stitch Dictionary pages with instructions on how to do it.

There are no Stitch Dictionary entries for variations, but the same effect can be achieved using many different stitches. In the last paragraph of the stitch dictionary Couching entry (the link above,) several stitches are mentioned: arrowhead (angled straight stitches,)  buttonhole, detached chain, fly, herringbone, and satin stitch. I personally want to try it with the double row of Cretan stitches I worked on my sample.

Here’s what SharonB wrote for TAST 2012 Week 9: Couching. You can read her instructions and see inspiring examples there.

Please follow her procedure and put a link to your published Couching stitch samples in the comments of the latest TAST post here. Just click the post title, and scroll down to the comment section!

Please post the link to your Couching photos in THIS comment section if you also wish to share it here.

Of course, I will be putting my TAST 2012 Re-run stitches right here on this blog, because that’s why I started it in the first place 🙂

I am currently still plugging away on my combined Detached Chain, Chain and variations, and the 3 new Chain variations that were introduced for this week (58) and last week (56 & 57) at Pintangle! Almost done and I can’t wait to post it! But that’s why, once again, I didn’t put a Recap post up earlier on Monday. *pout* I  feel all alone in my little rerun world 😉

Happy Stitching!



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