There is confusion in the embroidery literature between these two similarly named stitches. Deanna helps explain the differences.
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The Algerian eye and eyelet stitches have a long European history, appearing on some of the earliest samplers and clothing.
The Norwich, waffle, southern cross, or plaited interlaced stitch is considered to be a large, square, highly textured, modern-day canvas and needlepoint stitch.
The three-sided stitch is a triangular, flat-line stitch, which can also be tightly pulled to create a lacy appearance. It is also known as the Turkish, Bermuda faggoting, lace, and point Turc stitch.
The scroll stitch, also known as the single-knotted-line or scroll-knot stitch, produces a lovely textured line, which flows evenly around curves.
The velvet stitch, consisting of a cross-stitch and a loop, is a counted-thread stitch most often used in canvas work.
The Sorbello or Sorbello knot stitch is a textured Italian embroidery stitch, originating in the small village of Sorbello, near Naples.
The marking stitch is yet another member in the large cross-stitch family. It's a reversible stitch that forms cross-stitches on the front of the fabric and neat open squares of straight stitches or four-sided stitches on the back.