Definition of Double stitch

1. Noun. A kind of crochet stitch.

Exact synonyms: Double Crochet
Generic synonyms: Crochet Stitch
Derivative terms: Double Crochet

2. Verb. Make by double stitching. "They double stitch the cape "
Exact synonyms: Double Crochet
Category relationships: Handicraft
Generic synonyms: Crochet
Derivative terms: Double Crochet

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Double Stitch

double sharp
double sharps
double sheet bend
double space
double spaced
double stain
double standard
double standards
double star
double star system
double star systems
double stars
double steal
double steals
double stitch (current term)
double stop
double stopping
double stops
double straddle
double straddles
double switch
double tachycardia
double take
double taker
double talk
double tap
double taps
double team
double tertian

Literary usage of Double stitch

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Hand-book of Needlework by Miss Lambert, Lambert (F.) (1842)
"PLAIN double stitch CROCHET PURSE, PINE PATTERN. Commence with a chain of six stitches in ponceau, unite the ends, and crochet round one plain row. ..."

2. The girl's own book by Lydia Maria Francis Child (1856)
"Work 3 double stitches, 1 pearl stitch, 1 double stitch, 1 pearl stitch. ... Work 1 joining stitch to last pearl of preceding loop, 1 double stitch, ..."

3. The Household Cyclopædia of Practical Receipts and Daily Wants by Alexander V. Hamilton (1873)
"Join the yellow wool at the beginning of the 1st stripe, and work round it thus — make 7 chain-stitches, work 1 double-stitch in ..."

4. Young Englishwoman: A Volume of Pure Literature, New Fashions, and Pretty (1867)
"1 double stitch in the middle of the scollop formed with 7 chain ; between 2 ... chain) ; draw 1 double stitch out of the 2 chain stitches of the preceding ..."

5. Proceedings by Philadelphia County Medical Society (1899)
"The double stitch through all the coats is taken to obtain a fair degree of ... The double stitch is not at all necessary. The individual judgment of each ..."

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