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stockinette
stockinette knitting pattern

stock·i·nette

also stock·i·net  (stŏk′ə-nĕt′)
n.
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.]

stockinet

(ˌstɒkɪˈnɛt) or

stockinette

n
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]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.stockinet - knit used especially for infants' wear and undergarments
knit - a fabric made by knitting
Translations

stockinet

[ˌstɒkɪˈnet] Ntela f de punto

stockinet(te)

n(Baumwoll)trikot m
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The king and his ministers were first encased in tight-fitting stockinet shirts and drawers.
Additionally, families must be assessed for financial assistance in providing properly fitting shoes and stockinets in relation to their child's growth rates.