purl stitch


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purl stitch

n.
An inverted knitting stitch, created by pulling a loop of yarn from the front of the fabric to the back through a previous stitch.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.purl stitch - a basic knitting stitchpurl stitch - a basic knitting stitch    
knitting stitch - a stitch taken in knitting
Verb1.purl stitch - make with purl stitches
handicraft - a craft that requires skillful hands
entwine, knit - tie or link together
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Whether you want to perk up your purl stitch or increase your rate of cross-stitch, get yourself down to Leaf tonight and join the Urban Craft Collective.
If you can do a knit stitch and purl stitch, you can do anything as long as you've got the patience and focus.
Image with caption: "Discover all the different ways to create the knit and the purl stitch.