One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1A knitting or crochet stitch used to create raised spots.
2A single sewing stitch repeated at (regular) intervals; a method employing such stitches, especially as traditionally used by some North American Indians to attach a string of beads or other linear decoration to a fabric.
Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Peterson's Magazine.
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