Scroll Stitch This beautiful surface embroidery stitch is worked by looping the thread under the needle as you stitch, creating a graceful scroll-like effect. It can mimic rippling water or waves when used in beach or water-themed embroidery projects.
Mary Corbet of Needlenthread has video tutorials on many different stitches. Here's how she tackles the tricky French knot. It's really worth practising this stitch - look at the beautiful flowers in this photo!