Mary Corbet of Needlenthread has video tutorials on many different stitches. Here's how she tackles the tricky French knot. It's really worth practising this stitch - look at the beautiful flowers in this photo!
If you love embroidery, you won’t miss this DIY embroidery technique, the flowers are a creative extension of french knot that looks pretty whether you use thread or yarn. They are great for handmade bedding, garment, curtains and more.