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eyelet

a small metal ring or tube with flared ends bent back, reinforcing an eyehole in fabric
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eyelet

[′ī·lət]
(design engineering)
A small ring or barrel-shaped piece of metal inserted into a hole for reinforcement.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

eyelet

eyelet
1. In a medieval castle, a small opening for light, air, or the discharge of missiles, in a wall or parapet; a small loophole.
2. A small hole in a wall.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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* Align the eyelets of one center band over the center seam.
Install the eyelets following the instructions at left.
9 Thread the cord through the eyelets. Once it is pulled through evenly, hand-sew a few stitches through the back of the cord to secure in place.
Next (eyelet) rnd: *K2, yo, k2tog, k1; rep from * to end.
By the outbreak of the First World War, the firm he had founded had grown so strongly that it had forged ahead of its competitors to become the market leader in the manufacture of metal eyelets and lace hooks in Britain.
Just space out the rings, mark a circle in the middle of them, then cut little holes all across the top of the fabric, blast it with the steam iron, place half the eyelet underneath and bash the top one into place trapping all three layers of fabric in a neat flourish.
PET strips with four lifting eyelets are provided to lift the spool into place.
This season's fashions, punked up with studs, chains and eyelets, have rebel written all over them, thanks to all things tough and spiky - dubbed 'hardware' in fashion speak.
Actually, she places delicate eyelets along the back and sides and then laces them up, creating hot peekaboo-style clothing.
I use eyelets. The fringe won't be cut until the keychain is complete, so this also becomes part of the handle.
The Xtenex, features an elastic core and nodes that catch on eyelets for a custom fit.
The stiff peaked hat is available in two designs, the classic cream canvas made from pre shrunk canvas with a wide stiffened brim, ventilation eyelets and adjustable chin cord and technical Quick Dry with UPF 50+ in Navy Blue also with reinforced brim, non corrosive ventilation eyelets and easy adjustable chin strap.