An elastic knitted fabric used especially in making undergarments, bandages, and babies' clothes.
A pattern in knitting in which the right side of the fabric shows knit stitches and the wrong side shows purl stitches.
An elastic, machine-knitted cloth used for making stockings, underwear, etc.
A knitting stitch fashioned by alternating rows of knitting and purling.
Origin of stockinette
- Alteration of stocking net
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition