Scroll Stitch in Sharon B's Dictionary of Stitches for Hand Embroidery and Needlework. Scroll stitch is also known as single knotted line stitch. Scroll stitch creates a knotted line which follows the curve of a design well.
a step by step illustration of how to work ghiordesknot stitch. This stitch produces a series of closely worked loops which are combed cut and trimmed to shape producing a pile which resembles a rug pile or if worked in a very fine manner in a fine wool a soft thick velvet like pile.