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The fern stitch is a surface embroidery stitch used to create an open, lacy stitch along a straight or curved line. It's beautiful worked as tree branches, ferns, or seaweed in a project.

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Ermine Stitch is a very easy stitch which can be used either singly or in rows, or scattered as a filling stitch. It is often used to fill up areas in blackwork embroidery.

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The Open Cretan Stitch is worked similarly to feather stitch using interlocking curved stitches. It can be used to outline shapes, as a border, or to join two pieces of material together using a decorative, open lacy stitch.

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The colonial knot is one of several knotted stitches used in embroidery and is commonly used in Candlewicking embroidery. It can be worked individually, in groups as a filling, or along a line or path.