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rope stitch

noun

  1. (in embroidery) a stitch formed from the entwining of stitches.


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Word History and Origins

Origin of rope stitch1

First recorded in 1875–80

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Example Sentences

In effect it resembles rope-stitch, but it is more simply worked.

Begin as in rope stitch, keeping your thread in the same position.

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