Split stitch

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Related to Split stitch: chain stitch, Stem stitch
1.A stitch used in stem work to produce a fine line, much used in old church embroidery to work the hands and faces of figures.
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Embroider the veins using the split stitch, beginning with the lower leaf and using dark green floss.
Her trio of dances at the 92nd Street Y Harkness Dance Festival includes Fowl Play, her duet with guest artist Andre Koslowski; Split Stitch, featuring dancers from Cleveland's GroundWorks DanceTheater; and a new piece.