A stretchy hemming stitch used most often on knit fabrics, it hems and finishes the raw edge in one step. The stitch is usually created with a coverstitch machine, but is also a stitch option on some sergers. The stitch features 2 or 3 rows of straight stitching on the right side and a row of loops on the wrong side.

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