Counted Thread Stitches
Long-armed Cross Stitch
One variation of Long-armed Cross Stitch begins the row with an ordinary Cross Stitch which squares off the end. When worked close together, with little or no ground showing, it is called Plait Stitch.
100 Embroidery Stitches, p 45 [Long-legged Cross Stitch] A-Z of Embroidery Stitches, p 53 [Long-legged Cross Stitch, Plaited Slav Stitch, Portuguese Stitch, Twist Stitch, Long-armed Cross Stitch*] Mary Thomas's Dictionary of Embroidery Stitches, p 64-65 [Long-legged Cross Stitch, Plaited Slav Stitch, Long-armed Cross Stitch*] The Stitches of Creative Embroidery, p 62 [Slav Cross Stitch]