Oblong double-tied cross stitch
This stitch is worked in bands of oblong crosses. First, make an oblong cross stitch across two by five canvas threads.
Always make the top stitch bottom left to top right.
Next, tie it twice in the centre with two horizontal stitches aross two threads of canvas.
Structure of stitch
Oblong double-tied cross is a fairly large raised stitch with a definite horizontal striped effect.
Rachel Doyle, RSN Essential Stitch Guides: Canvaswork (2013) , p.74
Various Authors, The Royal School of Needlework Book of Embroidery (2018) , p.117