What is looped stitch?
: a needlework stitch (as chainstitch or lazy daisy stitch) having one or more loops as part of the design and method of working.
Why is it called Cretan stitch?
The Cretan stitch derives its name from Crete, the largest Greek island in the Mediterranean Sea, home to one of the oldest civilizations (dating from at least the time of Homer’s Odyssey, around the eleventh century b.c.) and a rich legacy of embroidery.
What does chain stitch mean?
chain stitch. noun. a kind of ornamental hand stitching in which each stitch forms a loop through the forward end of the next. a basic crochet stitch in which yarn is pulled with the crochet hook through a loop on the hook to form a continuous strand of interlocking single loops.