Embroidery Stitches Used to Embellish Cross Stitch Designs
Stitch an Outlined Diamond Eyelet Stitch
Follow the steps in this tutorial to learn how to stitch a diamond eyelet stitch and an outlined diamond eyelet stitch.
Fake a French Knot
If you avoid projects because of an aversion to French Knots, here are options for replacing the French Knot.
Stitch a Kloster Block
The kloster block is one of the basic stitches used in Hardanger Embroidery.
Stitch a Rhodes Stitch - Step by Step Diagram
The Rhodes Stitch, borrowed by Cross Stitch from Counted Thread Embroidery, is a great addition to a sampler, border, or a bookmark.
Stitch a Vertical Half Rhodes Stitch
The vertical Half Rhodes Stitch resembles a sheaf of wheat and may be stitched individually or as part of a two-colored Rhodes Stitch.
Stitch a Woven Circle Stitch
The woven circle stitch is used in Chicken Scratch Embroidery, but is may also be adapted for Cross Stitch patterns as well.