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blanket stitch

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noun
a basic sewing stitch in which widely spaced, interlocking loops, or purls, are formed, used for cutwork, as a decorative finish for edges, etc.
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Origin of blanket stitch

First recorded in 1875–80

Other definitions for blanket stitch (2 of 2)

blanket-stitch
[ blang-kit-stich ]
/ ˈblæŋ kɪtˌstɪtʃ /

verb (used with or without object)
to sew using a blanket stitch.

Origin of blanket-stitch

First recorded in 1955–60; v. use of blanket stitch
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British Dictionary definitions for blanket stitch

blanket stitch

noun
a strong reinforcing stitch for the edges of blankets and other thick material
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