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stockinette knitting pattern
stock·i·nettealso 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.]
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]