chain stitchnoun [ U ]uk /ˈtʃeɪn ˌstɪtʃ/ us /ˈtʃeɪn ˌstɪtʃ/
Examples from literature
- A chain stitch will have been formed with the thread that was looped under the needle.
- Chain stitch is universal, and one of the most ancient of stitches.
- The outlines must first be traced and the space filled up with chain stitches.
- The stems in the middle are worked with silk in chain stitches.
- These ovals are composed of two rows of chain stitch.