Is tent stitch the same as half cross stitch?
Tent stitch variants
This method uses more yarn than half cross stitch tent stitch but is more hardwearing. Half cross stitch is worked horizontally or vertically across the canvas. On the back of the work, the stitch appears vertical or horizontal, not diagonal, and crosses only one thread.
What stitch is the most often used to outline a design?
Back stitch is commonly used for outlines and borders but it’s also great for embroidering text or filling in small spaces. Begin by bringing the thread up through the fabric one stitch length away from the starting point.
What is a good needlepoint stitch for sky?
The Moorish stitch is a super-terrific needlepoint stitch for skies. The Moorish stitch is a “combination” stitch and that means two (or more) stitches combine to create a new stitch. Scotch stitch and tent stitch pair up, in this case, to create a combination that has a very definite diagonal directionality.