knife pleat

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knife pleat

n
(Knitting & Sewing) a single pleat turned in one direction
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Noun1.knife pleat - a single pleat turned in one direction
pleat, plait - any of various types of fold formed by doubling fabric back upon itself and then pressing or stitching into shape
sunburst pleat, sunray pleat - knife pleat cut on the bias to produce a flared effect
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knife pleat

n a skirt with knife pleatsuna gonna a pieghe sovrapposte
References in periodicals archive ?
Scottish kilts have box pleats or knife pleats, and are "to the stripe" or "to the sett" (2).
For spring/summer knife pleats are a big trend and they are probably the easiest to wear of all the pleat family, but still not for everyone.
The inner logic of the clothes--made visible on their surfaces in asymmetrical puckers, bandaging, floral detail, lashings, exhalations, interpenetrations, knife pleats, bulbous involutions, starbursts of folds, slashes, rhythmic poufs, pleated rolls, and impossibilities--dissolves, or anticipates the dissolution of, inside and outside.