Just what I was looking for. You are a crafting here for posting this! As always your information is brilliant. Yes it is written and illustrated well. So I experimented with thread direction also when I took a class from Trish Burr. Now I will have no more tangles. I must try your way as it looks a much cleaner and twist free way of separating the strands.
Then, you grip the thread between your finger and thumb, leaving a little bit above your gripping point.
Beginner Embroidery Tip: How to Separate Floss
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