***It's called Chicken Scratch
Burden Stitch. It is a middle age stitch and a type of a cushion stitch. It is used to cover large areas in an embroidery piece and gives a woven effect to the fabric.
Stitch Play: Guilloche Stitch – Needle’nThread.com
I have always loved blackwork. It was one of my favorites when I used to do a lot of needlework. Not sure I'll pick it up again but I do like it...
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crochet filet rose border
ergahandmade: Cross stitch patterns: African