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In Sweden, vävsöm meaning weaving stich, has been around since the middle ages. It was used to copy patterns. Often it is difficult to tell if it's woven or embroiderd. It's still popular with swedish handicrafters.

from NeedlenThread.com

Don’t Underestimate the Stitch

Mary Corbett is brilliant. Simple needle darning- modern and timeless. I think I'll try this for the new bathroom ( on hucktoweling) but in a bit fancier pattern. And in yellow on grey, natch.

from eHow

Swedish Weaving for Beginners

How to Do Huck Embroidery. An old craft, huck embroidery begins with a row of stitches across the material, then works the design upward to repeat a motif. It's popular for hand towels, but can be used on other home accessories, like curtains.