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What is "Lock Stitch" - Definition & Explanation

A type of stitch consisting of two threads that are interlocked at short intervals. A lock-stitched terry does not pull easily.
This stitch is formed by three or four consecutive stitches of at least a 10 point movement. It should be used at the end of all columns, fills and any element where a trim will follow, such as color changes or the end of a design. May be stitched in a triangle or a straight line.
Formed by three or four consecutive short, tight threads stitched at end of embroidery to prevent raveling.

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