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stitch British & World English

A loop of thread or yarn resulting from a single pass or movement of the needle in sewing, knitting, or crocheting

stitch English Thesaurus

he was panting and had a stitch

stitch-up British & World English

An act of placing someone in a position in which they will be wrongly blamed for something, or of manipulating a situation to one’s advantage

drop-stitch British & World English

Denoting an openwork pattern in knitted garments made by dropping a made stitch at intervals

lock stitch British & World English

A stitch made by a sewing machine by firmly linking together two threads or stitches

loop stitch British & World English

A method of sewing or knitting in which each stitch incorporates a free loop of thread, for ornament or to give a thick pile

moss stitch British & World English

Alternate plain and purl stitches in knitting

slip stitch British & World English

(In sewing) a loose stitch joining layers of fabric and not visible externally

stab stitch British & World English

A needlework stitch in which the stitches on the visible surface of the cloth are smaller than those underneath

stem stitch British & World English

An embroidery stitch forming a continuous line of long, overlapped stitches, typically used to represent narrow stems

tent stitch British & World English

A series of parallel diagonal stitches

blind stitch British & World English

A sewing stitch producing stitches visible on one side only

cable stitch British & World English

A combination of knitted stitches resembling twisted rope

chain stitch British & World English

An embroidery or crochet stitch resembling a chain

cross-stitch British & World English

A stitch formed of two stitches crossing each other

garter stitch British & World English

Knitting in which all of the rows are knitted in plain stitch, rather than alternating with purl rows

ladder stitch British & World English

A stitch in embroidery consisting of transverse bars

saddle stitch British & World English

A stitch of thread or a wire staple passed through the fold of a magazine or booklet

satin stitch British & World English

A long straight embroidery stitch, giving the appearance of satin

shadow stitch British & World English

A criss-cross embroidery stitch used on sheer materials for filling in spaces, worked on the reverse side so as to show through in a shadowy way with an outline resembling a backstitch

blanket stitch British & World English

A buttonhole stitch used on the edges of a blanket or other material too thick to be hemmed

feather stitch British & World English

Ornamental zigzag sewing

running stitch British & World English

A simple needlework stitch consisting of a line of small even stitches which run back and forth through the cloth without overlapping

stocking stitch British & World English

A knitting stitch consisting of alternate rows of plain and purl stitch

straight stitch British & World English

A single short separate embroidery stitch

buttonhole stitch British & World English

A looped stitch used for edging buttonholes or pieces of material

drop a stitch British & World English

Let a stitch fall off the end of a knitting needle

lazy daisy stitch British & World English

An embroidery stitch in the form of a flower petal

stitch and bitch British & World English

A social gathering during which the participants chat or gossip while engaging in knitting or needlework

stitch someone up in stitch British & World English

Manipulate a situation so that someone is placed at a disadvantage or wrongly blamed for something

stitch something up in stitch British & World English

Arrange or secure a deal or agreement to one’s advantage

a stitch in time saves nine British & World English

If you sort out a problem immediately it may save extra work later

drop a stitch in drop British & World English

Let a stitch fall off the end of a knitting needle

slip-stitch in slip stitch British & World English

Sew or knit with slip stitches

topstitch British & World English

Make a row of continuous stitches on the top or right side of a garment or other article as a decorative feature

herringbone stitch in herringbone British & World English

A cross-stitch with a pattern resembling herringbone, used in embroidery or for securing an edge

stitch 'n' bitch in stitch and bitch British & World English

A social gathering during which the participants chat or gossip while engaging in knitting or needlework

a stitch in time saves nine in stitch British & World English

If you sort out a problem immediately it may save extra work later

stitch someone up in stitch English Thesaurus

I've been stitched up by the Richardson gang