tent stitch

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tent stitch

tent stitch

n.
A short diagonal embroidery stitch that forms close, even, parallel rows to fill in a pattern or background.

tent stitch

n
(Knitting & Sewing) another term for petit point1
[C17: of uncertain origin]

tent′ stitch`


n.
a short, slanting embroidery stitch.
[1630–40]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.tent stitch - a small diagonal needlepoint stitch
embroidery stitch, sewing stitch - a stitch made with thread and a threaded sewing needle through fabric or leather
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Basketweave This basketweave stitch is a simple arrangement of knits and purls.