Rope stitch is probably the most rich looking embroidery stitch of this family. It follows a series of closed up twisted chain stitches to form an embossed rope look. You need to know the twisted chain stitch to be able to do the rope stitch.
butterflies 2...I would like to say Thank You to all the pinners who have inspired me to pick up my needle and thread again. Many of the completed pieces are so intricately beautiful, all I can do is look!