Definitions for "Chain stitch"
Keywords:  crochet, stitch, embroidery, sew, weft
An ornamental stitch like the links of a chain; -- used in crocheting, sewing, and embroidery.
A stitch in which the looping of the thread or threads forms a chain on the under side of the work; the loop stitch, as distinguished from the lock stitch. See Stitch.
Named for its resemblance to a chain link, this stitch is usually applied using a single head embroidery machine.