blanket stitch(redirected from blanket stitches)
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A buttonhole stitch used for edging around heavy material.
(Knitting & Sewing) a strong reinforcing stitch for the edges of blankets and other thick material
to use blanket stitch to reinforce (the edges of blankets and other thick material)
a basic sewing stitch in which widely spaced, interlocking loops are formed, used as a decorative finish for edges.
blan′ket-stitch`, v.i., v.t.