verb (used with or without object) Sewing.
- slip up,
- slip-joint pliers,
Origin of slip-stitch
Origin of slip stitch
Examples from the Web for slip-stitch
Every row is worked the same, with a slip-stitch at the beginning;—knit one; pearl one.
To slip-stitch means to take a stitch from the left-hand to the right-hand needle without knitting it, and its abbreviation is sl.The Library of Work and Play: Needlecraft|Effie Archer Archer
First row—bring the wool forward, slip one; knit two, pass the slip-stitch over them.
The ground, of chains, worked back in slip-stitch with occasional picots, is to be done when forming the band for the neck.The Ladies' Work-Book|Unknown
Third row—bring the wool forward, knit three; bring the wool forward, slip one; knit two together, pass the slip-stitch over them.