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What is "Pointelle" - Definition & Explanation

A knit fabric with a pattern of holes or openings made by using transfer stitches.
Very feminine, delicate-looking, rib-knit fabric made with a pattern of openings.
Pointelle is a kind of drop needle fabric. It is constructed to control the degree of unlooping of certain stitches and to provide for opening needles latches when necessary.
A stitch used in knitting to create a tiny, openwork pattern.
A textured fabric with holes forming a design in the fabric.

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