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Related to purl stitch: stockinette stitch
An inverted knitting stitch, created by pulling a loop of yarn from the front of the fabric to the back through a previous stitch.
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|Noun||1.||purl stitch - a basic knitting stitch |
knitting stitch - a stitch taken in knitting
|Verb||1.||purl stitch - make with purl stitches|
handicraft - a craft that requires skillful hands
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