Definition of blanket stitch in English:

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blanket stitch


[mass noun]
A buttonhole stitch used on the edges of a blanket or other material too thick to be hemmed.
Example sentences
  • There's a short list of embroidery stitch correspondances (e.g. blanket stitch = binding).
  • Continuous loops of yarn are linked together in rows, using a stitch similar to that of the blanket stitch.
  • You are now ready to start hand stitching the blanket stitch around the blankets.

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