Things that look silly but are useful, take two! So in addition to changing up what you embroider with, you can also play with the size of your stitches.
This shows what it looks like if you work over a column of slipped/twisted stitches (left) and what it looks like if you work your stitches at different spacings (right). Because I mean who doesn’t want options!
As usual, should you be gripped by a sudden urge to know more, wander over here.