garter stitch


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garter stitch

n
(Knitting & Sewing) knitting in which all the rows are knitted in plain stitch instead of alternating with purl rows
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
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Noun1.garter stitch - a knitting stitch that results in a pattern of horizontal ridges formed by knitting both sides (instead of purling one side)
knitting stitch - a stitch taken in knitting
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Translations

garter stitch

n(punto) legaccio
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Build your skill set and create lots of beautiful, stylish projects, including: Garter stitch: Scarf; Seed stitch: Headband; Moss stitch: Cowl; Broken rib: Baby blanket; Waffle stitch: Phone case; Andalusian stitch: Summer top; 3 x 1 Seed rib stitch: Pom-pom hat--and much more!
This crescent-shaped wrap features garter stitch in a variegated yarn and a dramatic lace border in a solid yarn.
TENSION 20sts and 40 rows to 10cm, 4in over garter stitch.
Their needles dip up and down with each garter stitch and purl.
Stockinette or garter stitch? Rolled or placket neck?
The classic red bodywork consists of 250 squares of garter stitch made by Lauren and 20 family members and friends.
However, Kristi recommends looking for a yarn that gives 14 stitches/20 rows = 4 inches in Garter Stitch using size 5/5.5mm needles, or an appropriate substitute yarn look with a recommended gauge of 16 sitiches/20 rows = 4 inches in Stocking Stitch.
The skin cleansing aid has a number of acrylic fibers that use a garter stitch to form a number of parallel ridges.
This change in knitting direction and pattern shift from piece to piece in top-to-top grafting isn't too noticeable with stitch patterns such as stockinette stitch or garter stitch, which look the same whether they are viewed right-side up or upside down, and where there is no change in the pattern from side to side.
The "Textures" story includes allover cables, moss stitch, garter stitch, knit and purl motifs, mitered blocks, and hexagon motifs.