Definition of Shell stitch
1. Noun. A crochet stitch.
2. Verb. Make by shell stitching. "They shell stitch the cape "
Lexicographical Neighbors of Shell Stitch
Literary usage of Shell stitch
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Bulletin (1916)
"Neck edging is binding the neck edge of women's garments with a double interlock stitch, which is a supplementary operation for shell stitch finish. ..."
2. Babyhood: Devoted Exclusively to the Care of Infants and Young Children (1887)
"In the second, while working forward, after taking up four vertical loops in the usual manner, draw one loop sHELL-sTITCH FOR MAT. forth from beneath a ..."
3. Dorcas Magazine. (1883)
"A VERY pretty shawl can be made in double shell-stitch pattern (directions given in July, 1884), with two colors, beginning with one shell and widen until ..."
4. The Ladies' Companion (1859)
"The rosettes and Brussels lace done with 70 Boar's Head are also familiar to our readers; and in the outer petals of the rose is the shell- stitch which we ..."