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Definition of Purl stitch
Purl stitchStitch Stitch, n. [OE. stiche, AS. stice a pricking, akin to
stician to prick. See Stick, v. i.]
1. A single pass of a needle in sewing; the loop or turn of
the thread thus made.
2. A single turn of the thread round a needle in knitting; a
link, or loop, of yarn; as, to let down, or drop, a
stitch; to take up a stitch.
3. [Cf. OE. sticche, stecche, stucche, a piece, AS. stycce.
Cf. Stock.] A space of work taken up, or gone over, in a
single pass of the needle; hence, by extension, any space
passed over; distance.
You have gone a good stitch. --Bunyan.
In Syria the husbandmen go lightly over with their
plow, and take no deep stitch in making their
4. A local sharp pain; an acute pain, like the piercing of a
needle; as, a stitch in the side.
He was taken with a cold and with stitches, which
was, indeed, a pleurisy. --Bp. Burnet.
5. A contortion, or twist. [Obs.]
If you talk, Or pull your face into a stitch again,
I shall be angry. --Marston.
6. Any least part of a fabric or dress; as, to wet every
stitch of clothes. [Colloq.]
7. A furrow. --Chapman.
Chain stitch, Lock stitch. See in the Vocabulary.
Pearl, or Purl stitch. See 2nd Purl, 2. Purl stitchPurl Purl, n.
1. An embroidered and puckered border; a hem or fringe, often
of gold or silver twist; also, a pleat or fold, as of a
A triumphant chariot made of carnation velvet,
enriched withpurl and pearl. --Sir P.
2. An inversion of stitches in knitting, which gives to the
work a ribbed or waved appearance.
Purl stitch. Same as Purl, n., 2.
Meaning of Purl stitch from wikipedia
as a 'knit stitch
' or a 'plain stitch
;' if the latter, as a 'purl stitch
'. The two stitches
in that a knit stitch
seen from one side...
by purling every stitch
. Stockinette stitch front
Back of stockinette stitch
, also same appearance
as reverse stockinette stitch
- Plaited stitch
, also known
as a twisted stitch
(k tbl, p tbl) Slip stitch
, may be knit or purl stitch
(sl, sl st) Yarn over (yo) Dip stitch which
- the stitch
as a knit stitch
or a plain stitch
; if the latter, as a purl stitch
. The two stitches
in that a knit stitch
- stitches) × (number of purl stitches
). Thus, 1×1 ribbing
has one knit stitch
by one purl stitch
by one knit stitch
, and so on. Ribbing...
- purl stitches
are arranged symmetrically
(such as ribbing, garter stitch
or seed/moss stitch
) tend to lie flat and drape
of purl stitches
- "knit two stitches
". Similarly, sl st describes
a slip stitch
yarn-overs are denoted
with yo. scope
- used for joining
the ends of piece
goods. Flat-locking Edging emblems Purl stitching Rolled hemming Decorative edging Lockstitch
"Baby Lock, the original...
to the front. We will make one purl stitch
like the back of a knit stitch
---into the first
loop on the left needle. The right...
- knit stitches alternating
with one or more rows of purl stitches
. The simplest welting
is garter stitch
, in which
knit rows alternate
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