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What is "Argyle" - Definition & Explanation

An argyle pattern is one containing diamonds in a sort of diagonal checkerboard pattern.
A design of various colored diamond shaped blocks on a single colored ground, usually crossed by lines in a diamond shape. Popular in sweaters and hosiery.
A popular design for knitted fabrics. Two or three colors are generally used in a diamond shape arrangement.
Use to describe different colors of a knitted pattern of diamond-shaped designs.
Typically a diamond pattern woven into a garment.

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