TAST 44 - Twisted Chain stitch & Rope Stitch.
Both these stitches belong to the chain stitch family. When twisted chain stitches are worked very closely, it becomes the rope stitch.
These stitches are worked from right to left. The first and second rows are worked in white thin perl cotton thread . A twisted chain stitch flower in white thin perl cotton and a dark green color stem in rope stitch using thicker perl cotton thread was stitched for this sampler The vertical rope stitches in orange and green color are created using 6 strands of anchor embroidery floss.