Definition of chain stitch in English:

chain stitch

Syllabification: chain stitch

noun

An ornamental stitch in which loops are crocheted or embroidered in a chain.
More example sentences
  • It is of white cotton, embroidered in typically Gujarati chain stitch in brilliantly coloured silk.
  • The Lambanis create a rich appearance by filling the background with simple chain stitch, herringbone, long and short stitches.
  • Currently a chain stitch is used in all flat felled machines, a stitch similar to that used on a sack of potatoes.

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Word of the day retroflex
Pronunciation: ˈretrəˌfleks
adjective
turned backward