chain stitch: Meaning and Definition of
- a kind of ornamental hand stitching in which each stitch forms a loop through the forward end of the next.
- a basic crochet stitch in which yarn is pulled with the crochet hook through a loop on the hook to form a continuous strand of interlocking single loops.
- a machine stitch forming a chain on the underside of the fabric.
Pronunciation: (chān'stich"), [key]
— v.t., v.i.
- to sew or crochet using a chain stitch.