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What is "Stockinette" - Definition & Explanation
Last Updated on: 04-Mar-2024 (4 months, 10 days ago)
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Stockinette
A term sometimes used for soft, plain stitch, knit jersey used for underwear & other apparel.
Stockinette
Stocking stitch A pattern consisting of alternating rows of knit plain and purl stitches; one of the foundations of knitting.
Stockinette
A soft elastic usually cotton fabric used especially for bandages and infants' wear.

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