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A method of sewing or knitting in which each stitch incorporates a free loop of thread, for ornament or to give a thick pile.
- ‘I ADORE the loop stitch. I'm not sure I'd make a whole garment out of loops, but a few rows here and there are so much fun!’
- ‘Loop stitch is an interesting knitting stitch pattern that is a fun way to work a fringe-like element into a knitting project.’
- ‘The loop stitch approach is very different from ordinary hand-sewing.’
- ‘Make sure the loop stitching on the underside is covering the hem raw edge.’
- ‘The suede lining on the back of the belt helps it to hold its position on your waist, and also hides the cartridge loop stitching.’
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.