a short piece of thread that has been sewn into a piece of cloth, or the action of the thread going into and out of the cloth
a piece of special thread which has been used to sew the edges of a wound together:
He had to have 10 stitches in his head.
a sharp pain in the side of your body, which you can get by running or laughing a lot
pain[countable usually singular]MH
a small circle of wool that is formed around a needle when you are knitting
drop a stitch (=lose a stitch because the wool has come off the needle)
a particular way of sewing or knitting that makes a particular pattern:
style[uncountable and countable]DLH
Purl and plain are the two main stitches in knitting.
to be wearing no clothes
laughing a lot in a uncontrollable way
have/keep somebody in stitches (=make someone laugh)
Her jokes had us all in stitches.
used to say that it is better to deal with problems early than to wait until they get worse