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Related to stockinette: stockinette stitch
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.]
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1. (Textiles) a variant spelling of stockinet
2. (Knitting & Sewing)
a. another name for stocking stitch
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Also, stock`i•net′. a stretchy, machine-knitted fabric used for making undergarments, infants' wear, etc.
[1775–85; earlier stocking-net]
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