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Chain stitch   /tʃeɪn stɪtʃ/   Listen
Chain stitch

The most basic of all crochet stitches made by pulling a loop of yarn through another loop.
A looped stitch resembling the links of a chain; used in embroidery and in sewing.

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"Chain stitch" Quotes from Famous Books

... cloth while it is running through the machine. The clip arrangement is automatic, and just before the end passes under the needle it is released, and the arm flies back ready for the next piece; it is, however, not necessary to use this arm always. This machine gives a chain stitch sufficiently firm to resist a pull in the direction of the length of the pieces, but giving readily to a pull at ...
— The Dyeing of Cotton Fabrics - A Practical Handbook for the Dyer and Student • Franklin Beech

Words linked to "Chain stitch" :   crochet stitch, lazy daisy stitch, sewing stitch, embroidery stitch

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