What is the other name for feather stitch?

What is the description of feather stitch?

: an embroidery stitch consisting of a line of diagonal blanket stitches worked alternately to the left and right.

Why is it called Cretan stitch?

The Cretan stitch derives its name from Crete, the largest Greek island in the Mediterranean Sea, home to one of the oldest civilizations (dating from at least the time of Homer’s Odyssey, around the eleventh century b.c.) and a rich legacy of embroidery.

What is Lazy Daisy stitch?

: an embroidery stitch formed by an elongated loop held down at the free end by a small stitch.

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