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Stash Cats All Dressed

February 15, 2015

Stash Cats 2-14

Yesterday I finished the large cat’s tail….Yeah!!!! The cats are all dressed in their finery. I love the results. Now I have the background to work on.

Stash Cat Tail LargeSeveral of you indicated that you would like a list of all the stitches I used on the large cat. There are 44 areas in total. I have previously listed the first 14. So I will start with 15 which is the dark brown on the cats body. The areas count down the body and then up the tail.

Area 15: Horizontal Florentine Variation  Area 16: Heart Darning Pattern  Area 17: Double Straight Cross  Area 18: Jacquard  Area 19: Scotch Checker  Area 20: Combination Crosses  Area 21:  Diagonal Cashmere   Area 22:    Giant Scotch with Elongated Cashmere with Giant Cashmere   Area 23:Three Cross Stitch  Area 24:  Hesitation (This is the dark grey area that is on the body and the tail)  Area 25:  Smyrna (The bottom)  Area 26: Slanted Gobelin (Above the dark grey on the tail)  Area 27:  Double  Area 28:  Tied-Down Scotch  Area 29:  Cordoroy  Area 30:  Smyrna  Area 31:  Diagonal Parisian Variation  Area 32:  Tent/Continental  Area 33:  Mosaic with Smyrna Cross Accent  Area 34:  Flying Cross  Area 35:  Shadow Stitch  Area 36:  Raised Cross Variation  Area 37:  Diagonal Rumanian  Area 38:  Reversed Cashmere  Area 39:  Hourglass Cross  Area 40:  Greek  Area 41:  Checkerboard Cross  Area 42: Scotch with Tent Border  Area 43:  Moorish  Area 44:  Kennan

Below is my leftover stash and the three reference book that I used to find stitches I was not familiar with.  I loved doing a lot of stitches that I had never even heard of.

Stash Cats Materials

5 Comments leave one →
  1. Barbara permalink
    February 15, 2015 11:52 pm

    Thanks so much for sharing your stitch selections. This has become a must do for me. As always, your stitching is beautiful.

  2. brendasneedlepointstudioblog permalink
    February 16, 2015 7:13 am

    Looking forward to seeing what stitch you use for the background. The cats are fantastic.

  3. Liz permalink
    February 16, 2015 9:16 am

    Love this! Thanks for sharing your stitches.

  4. Barbara Mertz permalink
    February 16, 2015 10:00 am

    Absolutely beautiful!

  5. February 17, 2015 10:37 pm

    Reblogged this on Knitted Dreams Crocheted Desires.

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