[ blang-kit-stich ]
/ ˈblæŋ kɪtˌstɪtʃ /
verb (used with or without object)
to sew using a blanket stitch.
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Origin of blanket-stitch
First recorded in 1955–60; v. use of blanket stitch
Definition for blanket-stitch (2 of 2)
a basic sewing stitch in which widely spaced, interlocking loops, or purls, are formed, used for cutwork, as a decorative finish for edges, etc.
Origin of blanket stitch
First recorded in 1875–80
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Examples from the Web for blanket-stitch
This and other one-edged stitches of the kind are sometimes called "blanket-stitch."Art in Needlework|Lewis F. Day
British Dictionary definitions for blanket-stitch
a strong reinforcing stitch for the edges of blankets and other thick material
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