cross-stitch


cross-stitch

noun

  1. a stitch in which pairs of diagonal stitches of the same length cross each other in the middle to form an X.
  2. embroidery or needlepoint done with this stitch.

verb (used with or without object)

  1. to work in cross-stitch.

noun

  1. an embroidery stitch made by two stitches forming a cross
  2. embroidery worked with this stitch

verb

  1. to embroider (a piece of needlework) with cross-stitch
n.

1710, from cross (adj.) + stitch (v.). As a verb from 1794.

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