Definition of Shell stitch

1. Noun. A crochet stitch.

Generic synonyms: Crochet Stitch

2. Verb. Make by shell stitching. "They shell stitch the cape "
Category relationships: Handicraft
Generic synonyms: Crochet

Lexicographical Neighbors of Shell Stitch

shell collecting
shell corporation
shell entity
shell game
shell ginger
shell jacket
shell moulding
shell nail
shell out
shell parakeet
shell plating
shell script
shell scripts
shell shock
shell shocked
shell stitch (current term)
shell suit
shell suits
shellac base
shellac varnish
shellac wax

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 ..."

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