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stockinette knitting pattern


also stock·i·net  (stŏk′ə-nĕt′)
1. An elastic knitted fabric used especially in making undergarments, bandages, and babies' clothes.
2. A pattern in knitting in which the right side of the fabric shows knit stitches and the wrong side shows purl stitches. Also called stockinette stitch.

[Alteration of stocking net.]
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(ˌstɒkɪˈnɛt) or


1. (Textiles)
a. a machine-knitted elastic fabric used, esp formerly, for stockings, undergarments, etc
b. (as modifier): blue stockinet knickers.
2. (Textiles) (as modifier): blue stockinet knickers.
[C19: perhaps changed from earlier stocking-net]
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Noun1.stockinet - knit used especially for infants' wear and undergarments
knit - a fabric made by knitting
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[ˌstɒkɪˈnet] Ntela f de punto
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The king and his ministers were first encased in tight-fitting stockinet shirts and drawers.
In addition, due to subcutaneous fat causing a chemical shift artefact in the MRI scan, eight layers of Perlon stockinet were applied between residual limb and the overlaying POP (in Hands-on) or silicone liner (in Hands-off) to create a gap ([approximately equal to] 3 mm) to improve image segmentation of the residual limb skin and the casting material.
Gradually improved resins became available at a reasonable cost, and the stockinet for reinforcement became both stiffer and stronger.
Uzbekistan has a production capacity on production of cotton yarn in the amount of 360,000 tons, cotton fabrics - 210 million square meters, stockinet - 90,000 tons, sewing and knitted products - 200 million pieces and hosiery - 60 million pairs.
Elastic stockinet was not firm enough to support the position of a recent fracture accurately, and leather was costly to fabricate and difficult to clean adequately.