Meaning of blanket stitch

blan'ket stitch"

Pronunciation: [key]
  1. a basic sewing stitch in which widely spaced, interlocking loops, or purls, are formed, used for cutwork, as a decorative finish for edges, etc.


Pronunciation: (blang'kit-stich"), [key]
— v.t., v.i.
  1. to sew using a blanket stitch.
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