cross-stitchnoun [ U ]uk /ˈkrɒs.stɪtʃ/ us /ˈkrɑːs.stɪtʃ/
Examples from literature
- Marking can be anything from a simple cross-stitch initial to an elaborately worked monogram.
- She began to work in cross-stitch upon a wreath of tulips and roses.
- She could do plain sewing and overcast, cross-stitch and hem-stitch.
- The rug, done in cross-stitch, black ground and design colours, was discovered in a forgotten corner of a shop, its condition so dingy from the dust of ages that only an expert would have recognised its possibilities.