honeycomb stitch

noun

: any of various decorative stitches used in smocking, lacemaking, or knitting to form a honeycomb pattern

Word History

First Known Use

1838, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of honeycomb stitch was in 1838

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“Honeycomb stitch.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/honeycomb%20stitch. Accessed 24 Apr. 2024.

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