Cretan stitch:This is a variation of the feather stitch. This is done by making two slanting outer stitches, one to the right and one to the left of the stamped line. The center forms a ribbed effect. It can make an effective border.
A rope bracelet - reminds me of making friendship bracelets back in the day. My right second toe used to go numb because I'd hook the end of the bracelet over it, and then knot embroidery floss for HOURS.