Rope stitch is probably the most rich looking embroidery stitch of this family. It follows a series of closed up twisted chain stitches to form an embossed rope look. You need to know the twisted chain stitch to be able to do the rope stitch.
Bead Embroidery Samplers 130 - Japanese Craft Book, Yasuko Endo, Gorgeous Beading Hand Embroidery Design, Easy Embroidery Tutorial - B920
Embroidery on Rick Rack
Travel tip. Sew a few stitches on a towel and keep your toiletry dry. A fun gift idea, too. DIY...These would make great gifts for the travelers in my life :)