blanket-stitch

blanket stitch

noun
a basic sewing stitch in which widely spaced, interlocking loops, or purls, are formed, used for cutwork, as a decorative finish for edges, etc.

Origin:
1875–80

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blanket-stitch

[blang-kit-stich]
verb (used with object), verb (used without object)
to sew using a blanket stitch.

Origin:
1955–60; v. use of blanket stitch

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blanket stitch
 
n
a strong reinforcing stitch for the edges of blankets and other thick material

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