stocking stitch


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Related to stocking stitch: purl stitch

stocking stitch

n
(Knitting & Sewing) a pattern of stitches in knitting consisting of alternate rows of plain and purl stitch
[C19: so named because of its use in hosiery]
Translations

stocking stitch

n (Knitting) → maglia rasata
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Cast on 30 stitches and knit in garter stitch, stocking stitch or a stitch pattern of your choice until the piece is 3cm shorter than the measurement you made around your hand (hand warmers need to stretch to fit).
It would be fair to say that a lot of this depends on stitch construction in that if you use a fairly complicated stitch to give thickness and warmth, it will not go as far as on a plain stocking stitch. But PJC Griffin, Managing Director, Carter and Parker Ltd of Yorks Mail, May 11, 1978
Change to 5mm needles and work in stocking stitch until work measures 26 (34:46) cm from cast on edge (or desired length).
Squares are easy to master in stocking stitch or make up hexagonal shapes using different stitches for a really unique look.
Took up knitting A growing trend since Julia Roberts announced she was partial to a bit of stocking stitch of an evening, this year knitting exploded in popularity.
You only need to know or learn how to cast on and off, and knit in garter and stocking stitch. It couldn't be easier or more fun.
And renowned knitwear designer Sasha Kagan, whose work is inspired by the mid Wales countryside, will run a workshop showing how to weave designs on a stocking stitch background.
V-shaped stocking stitch, while the details are crochet and the badge is embroidered.
- stocking stitch; beg - begin(ning); alt - alternate; sl - slip; tog- together; rem - remaining; inc - increase; dec - decrease; cm - centimetres; in - inch; MS -main shade.
However, Kristi recommends looking for a yarn that gives 14 stitches/20 rows = 4 inches in Garter Stitch using size 5/5.5mm needles, or an appropriate substitute yarn look with a recommended gauge of 16 sitiches/20 rows = 4 inches in Stocking Stitch.