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loop stitch

noun, Sewing.
any stitch, as the chain stitch, that uses loops in the pattern or process of working. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • A loop stitch, is made by passing the thread before the needle.

  • For the fourth row you net three stitches in plain netting, then make a loop stitch, and repeat as in previous rows.

  • The two chief types of machines are the lock stitch, using double thread, and the chain or loop stitch, using a single thread.

    Textiles and Clothing Kate Heintz Watson
  • III Part of a beautiful stem, outline of chain bars of button stitch in double wool and spots in loop stitch.

    Jacobean Embroidery Ada Wentworth Fitzwilliam and A. F. Morris Hands
  • The loop stitch is made by taking a stitch in the centre edge of each bar.

  • Secure a brass ring about one inch in diameter and cover the ring with the loop stitch.

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