Definition of Purl stitch. Meaning of Purl stitch. Synonyms of Purl stitch

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Definition of Purl stitch

Purl stitch
Stitch 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 furrows. --Holland. 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 stitch
Purl 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 band. A triumphant chariot made of carnation velvet, enriched withpurl and pearl. --Sir P. Sidney. 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

- denoted as a 'knit stitch' or a 'plain stitch;' if the latter, as a 'purl stitch'. The two stitches are related in that a knit stitch seen from one side...
- stitch is produced by purling every stitch. Stockinette stitch front Back of stockinette stitch, also same appearance as reverse stockinette stitch Garter...
- 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 can...
- the stitch is denoted as a knit stitch or a plain stitch; if the latter, as a purl stitch. The two stitches are related in that a knit stitch seen from...
- stitches) × (number of purl stitches). Thus, 1×1 ribbing has one knit stitch, followed by one purl stitch, followed 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 well. Wales of purl stitches...
- "knit two stitches, purl two stitches". Similarly, sl st describes a slip stitch, whereas yarn-overs are denoted with yo. scope of stitch The modifier...
- used for joining the ends of piece goods. Flat-locking Edging emblems Purl stitching Rolled hemming Decorative edging Lockstitch "Baby Lock, the original...
- between the needles to the front. We will make one purl stitch---which looks 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 with purl rows....
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