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[kraws-stich, kros-] /ˈkrɔsˌstɪtʃ, ˈkrɒs-/

a stitch in which pairs of diagonal stitches of the same length cross each other in the middle to form an X .
embroidery or needlepoint done with this stitch.
verb (used with or without object)
to work in cross-stitch.
an embroidery stitch made by two stitches forming a cross
embroidery worked with this stitch
to embroider (a piece of needlework) with cross-stitch

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


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