The fly stitch is similar to the lazy daisy that you’ve already tackled because it’s also a stitch that you have to tack down. It’s very versatile because you can change the tail length to achieve different effects. Let’s get started.
Come up at your first point and go down a stitch away across from where you came up.
Pull through, leaving some slack. Bring your needle back up halfway between and lower than your first two points.
As you pull your needle through, your thread will tighten.