Garter stitch
Garter stitch Garter stitch The simplest stitch in knitting. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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  • garter-stitch — garˈter stitch noun 1. A plain stitch in knitting 2. Horizontally ribbed knitting made by using plain stitches only • • • Main Entry: ↑garter …   Useful english dictionary

  • garter stitch — noun a knitting stitch that results in a pattern of horizontal ridges formed by knitting both sides (instead of purling one side) • Hypernyms: ↑knitting stitch …   Useful english dictionary

  • garter stitch — a basic knitting pattern that produces an evenly pebbled texture on both sides of the work, created by consistently knitting or purling every stitch of every row. [1905 10] * * * …   Universalium

  • garter stitch — noun knitting in which all of the rows are knitted in plain stitch, rather than alternating with purl rows …   English new terms dictionary

  • garter stitch — /ˈgatə stɪtʃ/ (say gahtuh stich) noun 1. a plain stitch in knitting. 2. the pattern produced by this …   Australian English dictionary

  • Stitch — may refer to:A method of securing thread into textiles in embroidery and sewing or creating fabrics in knitting and crochet. It may also be a method of medical care to close wounds known as sutures or stitches.: There are many types of stitches,… …   Wikipedia

  • garter — n. & v. n. 1 a band worn to keep a sock or stocking up. 2 (the Garter) Brit. a the highest order of English knighthood. b the badge of this. c membership of this. 3 US a suspender for a sock or stocking. fasten (a stocking) or encircle (a… …   Useful english dictionary

  • stitch — 1. noun /stɪt​͡ʃ/ a) A single pass of a needle in sewing; the loop or turn of the thread thus made. cross stitch b) An arrangement of stitches in sewing, or method of stitching in some particular way or style. herringbone stitch …   Wiktionary

  • stitch — [[t]stɪ̱tʃ[/t]] stitches, stitching, stitched 1) VERB If you stitch cloth, you use a needle and thread to join two pieces together or to make a decoration. [V n adv/prep] Fold the fabric and stitch the two layers together... We stitched… …   English dictionary

  • Stitch and Bitch London — is a London knitting group, who meet weekly in various venues across central London to knit in public.The group is open to anyone who wants join. There are no restriction on who can join, and attendance is free. Meetings happen all over London… …   Wikipedia

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