Go Greek

I'm not trying to make your neck snap.  And, yes, this stitch is about as small as last Wednesday's post was large. 

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I shared this stitch as a candidate for a border stitch over one row.  And then I forgot about it. Seriously. I stumbled back across the border stitch while looking for a small space stitch for the tiniest of houses that just so happened had vertical stripes in alternating colors.  Voila.  

I stitched the sample with two dramatically different colors of Trebizond Silk to reinforce that point.  It would be very cool with two colors or two finishes, or both.  As I write this, I ask myself why not make it three colors or finishes?  And I say to myself, "Why not?"  (Cue everyone on the plane looking at me as if I'm crazy.)

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I hope you have the perfect spot for this stitch! Enjoy!