Definition of chain stitch in English:

chain stitch

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[mass noun]
  • An embroidery or crochet stitch resembling a chain.
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    • 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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