Wednesday, February 07, 2007

TAST: Algerian Eye Stitch Sampler

This is a fun and useful little stitch but I’m blurry-eyed from counting the linen threads…

6 comments:

kay susan said...

Connie, this is really nice. For some reason I have had great difficulty counting this stitch, lots of unpicking going on.

Elizabeth said...

A beautiful sampler. I especially love the row where you stitched the small eyelets over the larger ones but not in the same hole. Great idea!

Conni said...

Thanks to you both for your nice comments!

I had an awful time seeing what I was doing - and I was using a magnifier light! So I did a fair amount of unpicking, too.

neki desu said...

very nice sample. i also find it difficult to count the stitch.will have to get a magnifier light asap.

neki desu

elizabethdee said...

Very beautiful ! I especially like the same row Elizabeth does, and as usual I admire your color sense--really lovely.

I am thinking of getting glasses just for stitching. I'm having trouble and that is on 25-count! Eek!

Conni said...

Thanks, Neki and Elizabeth. Next time I try this stitch, I think I'll use 14-count aida cloth as the background!