Stitch or stitches may refer to: stitch (textile arts), a single loop of thread or yarn in the textile arts: backstitch, in which individual stitches are made. A waste knot is used to start that first thread so that you don’t have a knot on the back of your fabric. the way i do my waste knot, sometimes called an away knot. 1/4/17. new morning show. wfmu is in the process of developing a new morning show to replace jm in the am. from now until january 13th, station manager ken is hosting.