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I put a couple of stitches in just to hold the ends together.
The shawl was knitted with beautiful neat stitches.
drop a stitch (=let it fall off the needle accidentally)
I can sew, but I can’t do any of the fancy stitches.
The cut over his left eye needed 12 stitches.
I got a stitch and had to stop running.