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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Compare this to the chart for grafting k1, p1 rib top to top (M), which shows that there are two of the same grafting steps at each transition between a knit and purl stitch (or a purl and knit stitch).
Pull the needle through the fabric, and then away from you, creating a purl stitch on the long edge.
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.
Knitting really only has two stitches - a knit stitch and a purl stitch and if you can master those you can make anything at all.
There's the yarn about how Coppola called from a beach in Jamaica for advice on how to purl stitch.