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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.

Some other terms

Some more terms:

A trapezoid-shaped window treatment usually at the top of the window. Can be pleated or shirred and is often paired with jabots. A continuous or scarf swag is drape over a pole and on the left and...
A small panel usually hung from the top of the window. It is usually folded into deep pleats at the top and cut at an angle at the bottom. It is often placed on each side of a swag as shown on the...
Silk fabric brocaded with silver and gold. The metal thread used for brocading is made from a fine strand of flattened metal wound over a core of silk, using yellow silk under gold, and white silk...
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A strong, durable fabric with cotton ground and vertical cut-pile stripes (wales) formed by an extra system of filling yarns. The foundation of the fabric can be either a plain or twill weave. Of all...

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